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Create the art you like, or create art that is likable?

Most people have an innate desire to be liked by other people.  While the desire to be liked is normal, feeling that it’s necessary that everyone likes you and experiencing anxiety and stress when they don’t isn’t. The prevalence of social media in today’s society only exacerbates these struggles. People on social media literally compete … Continue reading Create the art you like, or create art that is likable?

The Death of an Artist and his Reputation .

At the start of this post, I hesitated if I should include outsider artists like Henri Dagger, James Hampton or Charles Dellschau into my considerations. The works of these artists were only discovered after their deaths and gained considerable recognition. During their lifetime they’ve never sought to share their creations with the world, but considered … Continue reading The Death of an Artist and his Reputation .

Time in Art.

Time is one of the most common commodities of any artistic work. Yet it is also one of the least comprehended ingredients. Albert Einstein, who thought a lot about the nature of time, despaired at his failure to explain the meaning of now. The moment now remains something ephemeral. In his Special Relativity Theory, he … Continue reading Time in Art.

The Inductive Circuit Coupling between Chicken Soup and Literature.

Today was my turn to do the cooking. I choose to make an old time favorite of mine: chicken soup. It’s an easy recipe and while you’re doing the vegetable cutting, your mind has plenty of time to wander around . Although keep your eyes on the knife blade if you want to remain attached … Continue reading The Inductive Circuit Coupling between Chicken Soup and Literature.

What’s on US?

The forces shaping our future are not inevitable in the sense that they are ‘preordained’ or irrefutable. Rather, they are inevitable because: They’re already happening, have been ‘happening’ for more than thirty years, and will keep happening;They are fundamentally driven by the underlying dynamics of technology itself, determined by mathematics and physics. While Kelly in … Continue reading What’s on US?