Tag Archives: art

Profanation of the Sublime

(Warning: this entry has strong language, but it’s all for a point.  If you’re sensitive to strong language, regardless of the point, please stop reading.  That’s right, I’m looking at you, Mom.) We live in two different worlds: the world … Continue reading

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Five reasons artists should appreciate sports

Growing up as someone who valued academics and performing arts, I had always harbored a wee bit of resentment toward sports and athletes.  Perhaps this resentment arose in high school where I found injustice in that athletic departments are given … Continue reading

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The Merits of Censorship

Censorship is the enemy of free speech and unrestrained self-expression. But perhaps free speech and lack of restraint can be the enemy of creative expression. If one has no constraints, what motivation does one have to stretch perceivable reality to … Continue reading

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Art and the Artist

From the words of Witold Gombrowicz in “Ferdydurke” – “…part company forever with the word: art, and that other word: artist. Stop wallowing in these words and repeating them with such endless monotony. Isn’t everyone a bit of an artist? Isn’t … Continue reading

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