The Renaissance in Astronomy - a review →
Woot, my first officially “published” (online still counts as published, right?) review of a museum exhibit. Many more to come!
Naples museum director begins burning art to... →
I’m speechless. At both what they’re doing and why they’re doing it. Seriously Naples? Pull yourself together…
Reality continues to ruin my life.– Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes.
I'm Sick Of Pretending: I Don't "Get" Art →
For all the credit I give contemporary art these days, this article did resonate with my current frustration in the art world. It might be an anecdotal diatribe against a single show that missed the mark, but there’s still a ring of truth hidden in there. The bad photos and obviously reactionary stance don’t represent the show in its best light, and it might just be a bad egg in the...
May the Fourth be with you…
In place of the difficulty involved in seeking out the literary canon, younger...– Will Self, A Point of View: In defence of obscure words Read the full article here
Have you heard about this new project? It’s a website with over 15,000 works by 3,000 artists, fully searchable, with the ability to create your own collection and preferences based on things you like. It’s in partnership with the Art Genome Project (whose website seems woefully out of date), which is “an ongoing effort to map the characteristics that connect the world’s...
In order to succeed, your desire to succeed has to be stronger than your fear of...– Groucho Marx? Bill Cosby? Not sure who said this but I like it
Our interpretive practices have a material effect on the world; there is a...– Norman Denzin
Once you start living in a place, and I mean really living there, you stop taking pictures. Maybe the sign that you’ve been in one place long enough to accept it as your home is the moment the shutter stops clicking. I’ve found that true of Oxford. 213 days here and still counting.
New Website Launch! →
Check it out: www.museumfromthefuture.org. Ok, I know I’ve been MIA for the last week, but it’s all for good reasons. I will be back-blogging this week to fill in the gaps, so stay tuned! In other news, my new project has launched their website (hooray!). I wasn’t initially a fan of wordpress, but it’s growing on me. In terms of flexibility it’s a bear to work...