Lichtenstein’s Dots

Roy Lichtenstein is my favorite Pop Art artist. And when I had the fortune to see my first Lichtenstein painting at MoMA San Francisco with friends Les and Davey early this year, I kid you not — my heart began beating hard against my chest, blood left my face, and I became light-headed.

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Eeek! A mouse!

Wayne Thiebaud. Three Machines. de Young Museum San Francisco

Welcome to the Philippine Art Mouse!

I’m incredibly excited and terrified to put up this blog because I find myself to be an extremely private person. And as I mentioned in the About Me page, I have no artistic talent to speak of, much less brag about.

But something’s been stirring in me for the longest time. I love learning about local and foreign art and seeing these in person, but I realized: it all seems so selfish.

Art is meant to be shared, talked about, debated upon, passed on. That’s how I learned to love it, and rather than just have photos from my excursions stay stagnant in my computer or the books I learned from gather dust on my shelf, why not utilize a blog to spread the appreciation & inspiration?

So here’s my way of inspiring others. Whether you create art or not, ALWAYS BE INSPIRED. If you open your eyes, you’ll realize that art is all around you, and the immense beauty of the world will marvelously leave you feeling really small — small as a mouse. đŸ˜‰