Rude Ink

Yesteday Wen and I saw an exhibit at STUX Gallery featuring the work of the Dutch artist Ruud van Empel.  van Empel has a unique technique: he take dozens or hundreds of digital photographs, superimposes them into one impossible photo and then supersaturates the image so that it appears to jump off the page.  Here’s a… Continue reading Rude Ink


Most people think of the word sublime as meaning to inspire awe, but one of the original connotations was that something sublime was the manifestation of god on earth.  I’m not a particularly religious person, but yesterday I could understand why some people defined the word that way. Wen had a Saturday morning class; I… Continue reading Sublime