Tools of the trade Not known for my technical skills or my use of cutting-edge technology, I found some photography challenges in Svalbard.
Be guided by a second golden rule, no more or less important than the first: Speak to yourself as you would speak to others. We have all heard some variation of the […]
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
Here follow many of my favorite painters, illustrators and photographers. This comprehensive list was lovingly compiled—be sure to click on the images or names to see and learn more. Enjoy! ∞
“I’m interested in what motivates you, and how you understand the world.” He glanced sideways at her. “Rausch tells me you’ve written about music.” “Sixties garage bands. I started writing about them […]
When it comes to art, part of me has never fully grokked the photorealists. I mean, in an age before photography, sure, but these days if you want photorealism wouldn’t you prefer, […]
A few weeks ago we showed you a painting by Miro and posed the question: is this art? The consensus opinion seemed to be that sure, I guess it’s art, although I […]
Artist Michael James Hawk mines our collective unconscious for imagery that’s not only primitive, but alien. Occasionally a visual artist who’s little known, but who seems to draw from an inexhaustible supply […]
Most art students learn to appreciate art by studying its history. Thus they’re usually exposed to the figurative art of past centuries before they are to twentieth-century art, with its effusion of […]