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In Episode 39 of Breaking Walls, we sit down with tattooing icon, world traveler, and author Jonathan Shaw for a conversation about his life and where he’s going next. This is a guy that’s lived many lives—artist, author, world-traveler, fringe society member. He’s very self-reflective about his experiences. Highlights: • Jonathan recently released a Vintage Tattoo Flash collection (the book is fantastic) http://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Tattoo-Flash-Traditional-Collection/dp/1576877698 • Jonathan is the son of band leader Artie Shaw and
On an early Spring morning I met a friend at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. We had decided to get together during a weekday at the time of opening to drift through the museum. At 10AM the MET is a tranquil place. While attending Pratt I visited the MET with great regularity, but not recently. It’d been almost a year since I had last, and for the first time, the moment I approached the MET’s beautiful front plaza on Fifth Avenue, the museum felt very familiar to me.
I decided to try something new: I didn’t take a map with me through the museum. (more…)Read More