Fretting about words

We fret about words, we writers. Words mean. Words point. They are arrows. Arrows stuck in the rough hide of … More

The reader who arose from the mechanical reproduction of literature is a reader acutely aware of the disjunction between book … More

At this point Kublai Khan interrupted him or imagined interrupting him, or Marco Polo imagined himself interrupted with a question … More

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the … More

It is a platitude in the teaching of drawing that the heart of the matter lies in the specific process … More

Visual art

At its best, visual art is philosophy by other means and poetry without words. Visual art asks the grandest questions, … More