Entries by Aaron Siegel


Virtual Madeleines

In the wake of my son’s birth almost 17 months ago, I found myself gladly homebound amidst the dizzying adventures of parenthood. I also found myself making much more use of my skype and my facebook accounts, seeing as how they allowed me stay in touch with all my friends and family even with a […]

Lost Ideas – Walking and Sounding

When I sifted through my composition journal over the weekend, I came upon this loose thread of an idea that still resonates with me. As is often the case, this piece began with an image that I translated into the above collage: Just as the rush hour crowds have safely made their trains, and the […]

Burying the Musical Lead

This past week, my wife and I watched Jonathan Demme’s “Rachel Getting Married” at our family vacation rental in North Carolina. I realize this film has been out for over a year, but due to our young son, we are quite behind on our movie watching. I thought the movie was great. The script was […]

Sol Lewitt and the Gentle Serialism

Wall Drawing 146A All two-part combinations of arcs from corners and sides, and straight, not straight, and broken lines within a 36-inch (90 cm) grid. June 2000 White crayon on blue wall These are the extent of Sol Lewitt’s instructions for this stunning piece, which I saw up at Mass Moca two weeks ago. People […]