March 2006

Emotion of shapes

The Cognitive Daily has another interesting post, talking about how we assign emotions to graphic shapes based on how they are arranged. For example, a triangle that is…

Lem

Stanislaw Lem died yesterday. His writing has had a great influence on me and how I see the world. His stories combined a clarity of thought and vision…

New press for Modern Ketubah

My ketubah business, Modern Ketubah, recently got a couple nice mentions in the press. The first is a post called Ketubahs with Love in the blog Fresh Bride….

The manufactured vs authentic artist

Seth Godin has written an interesting essay on the difference between “manufactured” and “authentic”, which nicely illustrates a decision I had to face as a professional artist. I…

Balance

Things are definitely getting busy around here! As I mentioned before, one way I make a living from my art is by creating ketubot (a ketubah is a…

Gum

This story from the BBC made me laugh: Boy sticks gum on $1.5m painting. So I wonder, is he a trouble-maker or art critic? Or possibly a budding…