- Art is not purely functional (i.e. a plain old door vs. a beautiful artistic door, a walk/don't walk sign on a street corner vs. the LOVE sculpture in the center of a courtyard).
- Art elevates common things.
- Art inspires and energizes (like a song that sticks in your head so that you can't stop singing it throughout the week).
- Creating art takes practice and lots of learning.
- Art points to an Artist.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
The Art of Shabbat
For this week's pre-Shabbat meditation: I've been thinking of ways Shabbat is like art. Here's what I've come up with so far: