Posts Tagged ‘art’

Win a painting, help a child.
Post created Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 4 Comments »

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child. ~Picasso

Where do I go from here?
Post created Sunday, September 19th, 2010 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 5 Comments »

All summer has gone by without a single entry…I worry about abandoning my blog. I dared myself not to do that. However, life gets in the way. kids out of school for summer..and somehow with limited hours in the day we are forced to prioritize.

What’s next?
Post created Monday, April 19th, 2010 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 4 Comments »

ArtWalk is a fun art festival in San Diego’s Little Italy. The atmosphere, the food and the art are all wonderful. I’ll be sharing 3 booths with my fellow art6-ers. I have been busy making monotypes and painting small format. My new paintings are collaged  monotypes on wood panels mixed with pastels, pencil and acrylics. They are generally small paintings and can hang as a series of 2, 3 or 4 (or more) as well as just by themselves. ArtWalk [...]

I think this post makes no sense. fuck it.
Post created Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 5 Comments »

I think in some ways blogging is like exercise. When you do it often, you crave it, you do well and feel great. However, if you slow down the routine, it is quite difficult to pick it up again. You think about it, you want to do it, but you can’t seem to get started again. Let’s try it:

…and with my Mom holding my hand, I mingled.
Post created Sunday, January 10th, 2010 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 6 Comments »

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that a lot of artists have a difficult time talking about their work in a public setting. I am usually very outspoken and really not the one hiding in the corner of a room full of people, but when it comes to talking about my work , the process, or my inspiration, I tend to be a bit shy…unless of course I have a glass of wine in hand. Somehow that is [...]

shhhhhh…so many secrets
Post created Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 by Maite Benito Agahnia. 1 Comment »

I decided that the name and content of my new series of paintings had to be somehow related, to love, sex, passion, friendship, sex, love, dagger-through-the-heart type feelings…