Rachel Ronnow: Novelist Susan Patron misses the answer.
Rachel Ronnow: What is the difference between art and entertainment?
Brian Brown: The poet said truly unique artists understand tradition…but what he meant by tradition might surprise you.
Anyone who has paid attention to the Academy Awards over the past few decades knows that Hollywood prides itself on showering awards on films that hardly anyone even saw, let alone liked. Philosophically, this trend is nothing new—elites have always felt the need to distinguish themselves as elites. When one thinks in these terms today, […]
In my previous post, I hinted that there was significance to the way in which we design our art and architecture. The argument against this, of course, is that art is about expression, not truth. If we want truth we should study science–art as an objective medium is meaningless. Today I was reading Michael Ward, […]