Thursday, July 26, 2012

Michael Snow: Objects of Vision

Here's a video from the AGO's youtube channel of Michael Snow discussing his work, which is featured in the show that has recently opened at the Gallery: Objects of Vision.

It is interesting to hear him speak about the various ways that he has approached making sculpture, which is based on how we experience 3D objects.

The show is on until December, and there is more info here.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

How to deal with boredom

This fascinating article from the Behance blog "99%" tackles the subject: why boredom is good for the creative process.  Many creatives, teachers and students face boredom on a regular basis and this article provides some helpful insight on why it happens, and how to deal with it.

The name of the blog "99%" comes from a great quote by Thomas Edison: "Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration." It's easy to relate to and reminds me of an earlier post, featuring a great video of Milton Glaser : "Art is work."