David Lucas

David Lucas

David Lucas is an award-winning children's author and illustrator, whose books have been published in 12 languages. David left school at 16, first worked as an illustrator aged 17, and went on to stu

The Problem with Public Art

The Problem with Public Art

This is a good example of bad public art. It’s not new—it’s from 2011—but the design is still printed onto seats on the Tube in London, and I found myself staring at it the other day with appalled fascination. It’s called Acts of Kindness, by

David Lucas
David Lucas
Art
E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One

E Pluribus Unum: Out of Many, One

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said that the mark of true intelligence was “the ability to hold two opposing views in mind at the same time.” Actually, I’m not sure that intelligence is the right word. I think it is wisdom that allows us to hold opposing views in mind

David Lucas
David Lucas
Art