What if artists were asked to make chess sets that were art, i.e. original and expressive. What might happen is this: Check out this story on DesignBoom that explores this proposition. My favorite chess sets are the ones by Rachel Whiteread and Barbara Kruger. If you’re in Milan, you can see them all!
Tomorrow is Pearl’s 100th day of school, a big holiday in Kindergarten, I am realizing. She wrote a 100 word poem for the 100 Museum, and I’m going to do one too, although it won’t get to be in any museum. If you’d like join us–and I hope you will–please leave a link in the… Continue reading Open 100: The 100 Word Poem
Remember Bart Simpson’s famous words from the 90s? Of course you do. Here’s an irreverent exercise for poet bloggers. Check out the surrealist machine called The Eater of Meaning. Type in the URL of your blog and start the engine. The results are a cut-up version of your blog. For example, the heading of my… Continue reading Eat my Shorts
It’s the weekend. Have fun making your own Keith Haring art. Okay, technically it’s for kids, but big brother’s not watching. Not that I know of, at least.
Here are eleven new words for you to play with today. papaya clicks torso flipping lunch tear hum-colored pocket toothpick 12:40 poems If they capture your imagination, add your writing in the comments section below.