Category Archives: Art

The day the music ended.

November 10, 2016 There is something sadly synchronistic that we should lose Leonard Cohen in a week that has held up a mirror to democracy in the US and beyond, in which a man who has deliberately and calculatingly fanned the flames … Continue reading

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The Creative Sympathies of Art and Science: Alan Lightman on What the Exhilarating Mystery of Creative Breakthrough Feels Like – Brain Pickings

An exquisite account of those moments that feel “like a great hand has suddenly grabbed hold and flung you across the surface like a skimming stone.” BY MARIA POPOVA. “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious,” Einstein … Continue reading

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Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change

Between Grace and Fear: The Role of the Arts in a Time of Change By William Cleveland and Patricia A. Shifferd This paper stems from the findings of a research project that invited a range of writers, artists, politicians, scientists, … Continue reading

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