Tag: Criticism

donald trump is terrible and should not be president

Wrestling with the Voting Public

`I’ve been thinking a lot about the presidential election, and what I believe nearly everyone missed about the Trump campaign method. Trump presented himself as a laughable candidate to…

coffee and conversation

What Makes Nighthawks Important

It is unimportant that Nighthawks is based on a real place. What is special about it, is that we know how what those people are feeling.

tarzan cartoon, books, movies, radio

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

I’m not a Tarzan fan by any stretch (though I do love a lot of old pulp characters) and I haven’t seen the new film, but I have…

bob elliott, bob and ray

Influences, Part 2: Bob Elliott, Magical Realism & Hiding Your Hand

Following up on my post about David Bowie In 1946 radio broadcaster Bob Elliott teamed up with Ray Goulding, and for the next five decades the duo crafted…

richard case art (remixed)

Influences Part 1: David Bowie, Cut-up Writing

No matter what genre of music, film, or art you like, the number artists and creative celebrities passing since the start of 2016 has been staggering. Putting the…

powerless artists

The Most Powerless. Coming in at Number 2 …

http://hyperallergic.com/170748/the-20-most-powerless-people-in-the-art-world-2014-edition/ ^From one of the art news sites I follow.  Hyperallergic has lots of good observations about the state of the world via art criticism on their list. As an practitioner of…