I read a lot of books, a lot of blogs, a lot of email, and I follow a lot of people on Twitter. But it’s been a long time since I’ve read anything, in any format, that’s as good as David Bayles’ and Ted Orland’s book, Art and Fear. I’ve certainly never read a book about making art this … Continue reading Art and Fear: If I could quote the whole book, I would.
Last night Bobby Solomon, founder of LA art blog TheFoxIsBlack.com, posted an article called, “Fuck Design, Let’s Set The World On Fire.” And, while I get where he’s coming from, I don’t think I agree with him. I disagree with his definitions of “art” and “design,” and, therefore, maybe, disagree with his reason for writing … Continue reading Thoughts on Bobby Solomon’s Thoughts on Design