Published Essays Sampler

Cultural & Social Policy

After MeTooWhere we go now that the secret is out

Back to the Archives Digital information’s impermanence

I Know It When I See It How do we know if it’s art?

Innovation InternalizedPlay and purpose in the digital world

Don’t Fence Me InThe frontier where Art and Politics meet

Arts Philanthropy in a Tough Political ClimateSurvival tips


Candle • Discerning what you can, and cannot, do, after the suicide of a loved one

The author walking in Marfa, 2001

LeitmotifMarfa, Texas, 20 years later

Philanthropy & Collecting

Gift Horses: The Offer that Can Be RefusedNonprofits decline gifts

The Inadvertent CollectorAfter the collector is gone

Collectors and Collections Why do they do it?

Arts Education

Kid Pan AlleyChildren learn songwriting in school

Arts & Technology

Ones and ZeroesA valentine to the arts in BinaryWorld

Four thumbnail images from the American SouthwestCowboys’ Lament: Kelly v. ArribaSoftWhen HTML frames made trouble