“In the right atmosphere, your creative dam will burst forth in a beautiful compassionate celebration. This will be the key to your success on all levels.”
“It will be my ability to get each subject, quietly and secretly, to unleash their creative powers, and in so doing, liberate them from their normal inhibitions, and into a state of trust, openness, and creative frenzy.”
Steven Arnold began the series from which this example is drawn in late 1974, shortly after his return from Spain, where he worked with Salvador Dali on the completion of his Theatre-Museum in Figueres. To see more of this series, and other examples of Arnold’s art, visit our GALLERY page.
An excellent example of the intricate shrine scenes that Steven Arnold created in every corner of his Los Angeles studio, Zanzibar. This particular image highlights not only Steven’s flare for interior design, but his talent for assembling found and inexpensive items into large, elaborate assemblage sculpture.
“[This is] the reinvention of art in America, free of the vices of ambition – insist on yourself.”