Gish Jen said we must watch and heed. As I listened to the first part, I wondered if ever I’d had such a loss of control, if I’d ever made art, whether written or visual, with the untormented mind.
If you are a creative person, please listen. You won’t regret the time.
“You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs.” Open Culture
Just for a change, I thought I’d post my most recent visual art. I just love it. I saw a woman with a very long neck across the room at a Leadfoot concert in east Van on the weekend, and I couldn’t think for wanting to draw her. So here is my rendition of her (which is of course nothing like she really looked.