The Artist Birthday Series

Rube Goldberg

Today’s Artist Birthday: Rube Goldberg Reuben Garrett Lucius “Rube” Goldberg ( San Francisco July 4, 1883 โ€“ Hawthorne New York December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. He is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complicated gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways, similar to… Read More Rube Goldberg

The Artist Birthday Series

Mark Strand

Mark Strand (April 11, 1934 โ€“ November 29, 2014), poet [Note from TML ~ In 2006, I had the surreal experience of meeting and working with Mark Strand for one memorable, very memorable, afternoon in Tuscany. At the time, I was living in a lovely little town on the side of a hill there, and… Read More Mark Strand