Tag Archives: aesthetics

This is not a Facebook page

Last year I commented to a friend that there were actually a few advantages to being too old to pass for a student: the familiar chill of the galleries had begun to thaw. I had even developed a good rapport with some but all that ended this fall… [Read More…]

Beauty and the fault lines

An artist recently pronounced at a gathering that all interpretation is pathological but before I could ask if he was referring to the condition of the text or the writer, the direction of attention in the room shifted. Perhaps he meant that all interpretation is symptomatic of the pathological conditions of a society that produces it… [Read More…]