When I think about making art, I think of this image. It’s called Le saut dans le vide (Leap into the Void) and it’s by the french performance artist Yves Klein. Look at Klein’s body as he leaps. His arms and legs are both splayed upwards, fighting the natural instinct to break …
I’m very privileged to have a generous and enthusiastic audience to write to every week. It’s amazing that you guys take time out of your day to read w…
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Are we only halfway through this thing? No words this week, instead a few recent pages from my current sketchbook, which itself is about halfway full. …
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Here’s a good warm-up drawing exercise I’ve started doing in the last few weeks: filling a page with hand-drawn cubes. I start with a flat square in th…
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The murder of George Floyd and the protests that have followed is the only thing worth writing about today. A lot of white people are asking now what t…
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Ten years ago I was working hard to establish myself as a thought leader on the future of journalism. I was consulting, speaking at conferences, writin…
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I had my first coffee shop coffee in nearly three months. A Starbucks around the corner reopened with a social distancing system. You have to load mone…
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I’m noticing a wonderful trend in many of the emails you are sending me in response to these little letters. Lots of you are writing to let me know tha…
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