My husband has a primary goal when writing a song: to entertain himself. I've been doing a lot of thinking about what this means. It means removing the inner critic. It means removing expectations. Removing fear of failure, fear of not being good enough, fear of making a mistake, fear of wasting time. Claes Oldenburg is an artist who was able to truly embrace this idea, at least it seems that way to me. Below, some of my favorite pieces from his current NYC exhibit.