I’m afraid it’s getting harder and harder to convince you people that I’m not totally evil.   I based this portrait loosely on a portrait of Gertrude Stein. Just because she was probably awesome. 

Hand grasping fish

‘Tzak’ means ‘to conjure’ in ancient Maya glyphs (8th century). The glyph depicts a hand grasping a fish.   In 2019, I watched a fascinating PBS documentary on the decoding of the Mayan writing system. The glyphs are a beautiful mixture of script and art.   Quote about the ‘tzak’-symbol:  “It’s this idea of grabbing […]