This is a first obituary (of a sort) for these writings. I do not think I would have predicted that this would be a playwright, not a mathematician. This might seem a little… Continue reading
This week, my apologies, the post is a little late. However I have an excuse! I wanted to put the piece below out, but wanted to make sure that it had been published… Continue reading
A couple of recent carnivals are out. Firstly the second edition of the Art Showcase, this has descriptions of the work of five blogging artists, of which I am one. The entries are eclectic… Continue reading
I recently received my copy of the wonderful The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. In the title of this piece, I could not help making the obvious joke, as the editor Tim Gowers also… Continue reading
This piece was originally written for a poster on my art work (shown below). It had to be shortened, partly as a poster can only have so much text and partly as the… Continue reading
There is a theory that one can have too much freedom, at least in art. With constraints the imagination is forced to work harder, and might achieve an elegance and beauty unobtainable when… Continue reading
The differences between science artists and artist scientists, or the other way round.
Introduction, grand plan, and a logo puzzle.