Category Archives: design and art musings

Great artists steal … and then there’s fraud

I first became aware of this image appropriation flap ℅ a tweet storm yesterday and todays New York Times is running an article on it. It seems some enterprising artist launched a GoFundMe campaign to paint a community mural and then … Continue reading

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John Berger – Ways of Seeing

  ‘The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled …’ – John Berger John Berger – seminal thinker and writer about art, seeing and society has died at the age of 90. His famous little … Continue reading

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Eero Saarinen – Sculptor Architect

A documentary about the life and work of architect Eero Saarinen is available for streaming on PBS for the next few weeks. ‘Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future‘, is part of their ongoing American Masters series and deals … Continue reading

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The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters (redux)

A dog-eared copy of ‘Los Caprichos’, the cheap Dover edition, has been in among the top 40 of my bookcase since I first ran across it in my late teens. Given the political climate of late and some of the … Continue reading

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Web Illustrations for Therapist

These quiet nature illustrations were the first things that I’ve done on a recently acquired iPad Pro used the Apple pencil. Drawing on glass takes some getting used to, feels weird frankly. None of the toothy drag that you get … Continue reading

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