Category Archives: Philosophy

Artist Guilt

I’m halfway through performing in a month-long run of the musical The Secret Garden at Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany, NY. The 3-week rehearsal period was one of the most intense creative experiences I’ve ever had, and that’s to say nothing of the stellar cast and crew involved in this production. But the show is not […]

Composition as Problem

Several weeks ago I watched Painting, the illuminating documentary of Gerhard Richter. The film is somewhat of a wormhole, a portal, that opens up itself briefly to allow the audience to watch Richter create several paintings, to travel to his world, before closing, spitting us back out and leaving us to ponder the strange land to which […]