Monthly Archives: March 2012

Captivity

Watching the news this morning, I learned that apes in captivity have an increasingly alarming problem with cardiovascular disease.  Just like humans.  Could it be inactivity, or the food they eat?  Maybe, but it struck me that the word that … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Make Mistakes

Many artists become so afraid of producing artworks of sub-standard quality, that they never produce anything at all.  Unless it meets their imagined ideal of what they ought to be able to produce, they procrastinate and make excuses, instead of … Continue reading

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Koyaanisqatsi

It means “life out of balance”.  That’s how life has increasingly felt to me, lately.  Something isn’t right.  Lately, the root causes of the feelings of things being out of balance are becoming obvious and things are seemingly coming to … Continue reading

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An Abundance of Truth and Beauty

Something big is happening.  Things have been changing for quite a while.  Are you aware of what’s happening?  Have you been trying to ignore it or deny it?  If you are an artist, you cannot have missed this.  But do … Continue reading

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Self Satisfaction

We despise people who are self-satisfied.  We think of them as smug, complacent, condescending and arrogant.  Self-satisfaction is the mark of somebody that has stopped listening and who is happy with the way things are, even if things are not … Continue reading

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Release

Remember when record releases were an event?  You anticipated them and waited with bated breath for them.  When the record was finally released, like a breath of fresh air, it came beautifully packaged, with a twelve inch square work of … Continue reading

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That Guy Is So Rich He Doesn’t Need to Work Anymore

Whenever I hear this phrase about an artist, I despair.  We all know there are artists that are so good at what they do, or who have become popular so suddenly, that they accumulate vast wealth almost overnight and are … Continue reading

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