This makes me so sad! I hope his foundation continues to train art
educators in working with students with learning disabilities! That
is such a cool program!
I agree, Rebecca! What a cool fellow he was; gorgeous work and such an
inspiration to art teachers. One favorite quote from the article above:
<<The process — an improvisatory, counterintuitive way of doing things
— was always what mattered most to him. “Screwing things up is a
virtue,” he said when he was 74. “Being correct is never the point. I
have an almost fanatically correct assistant, and by the time she
re-spells my words and corrects my punctuation, I can’t read what I
wrote. Being right can stop all the momentum of a very interesting
This attitude also inclined him, as the painter Jack Tworkov once said,
“to see beyond what others have decided should be the limits of art.”>>
Inspiring words for art education!
K-3 Massacusetts, retired