Everyday matters

January 12, 2004

Like several artists I know, I seem to have developed a crush on Danny Gregory and his sketchbooks.

A man after my own heart, he has kept journals for years, documenting little and big details and finding beauty in the every day. He doesn’t just draw–he sees. By that, I mean through the process of art, he has developed a keen eye on matters of the mind and heart, not just of sight.

I’m reading a book that compilies many of his journal pages, Everyday Matters, and while I’m only about halfway through, I already know it’s one of those books that I’ll recommend to everyone I know, artists and nonartists alike.

It’s about New York, love, art, sacrifice and life. It will inspire you. He will inspire you.


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