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Everywhere and nowhere: A. O. Scott on criticism

There is a minor genre of books bemoaning the state of contemporary criticism. According to most of them, the “crisis” in criticism is internal or self-inflicted: it comes from critics who have lost interest in making judgments, or perhaps who only know how to make… 1,696 more words

Art Criticism

The Nerdwriter

Evan Puschak is a genius and a masterful artist working in the medium of the video blog.  He educated himself with intentions of working in the film industry, but he has found his niche by posting on YouTube a long series of insightful, in-depth video essays on what it means to be an artist, how an artist does what he does, and even theories about how the world of art works.   455 more words

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Unknown Portraits

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Dear is naïve art (hey look it up). It digs into a deep understanding of minimalism without really knowing or caring what minimalism is for. 1,531 more words

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Anatomy of Self

When I started this series for a group exhibition I co-curated with emerging artists in Charleston, SC in November, I wanted to choose a broad topic which would provoke discussion on spirituality. 1,486 more words

FIRE AND CURRENTS AND TIME

Someone who has read me before knows of my aversion to ‘installation art’ and ‘performances’. You know – those pretentious contraptions ‘that make you feel Time’ or ‘that make you experience Space’. 847 more words

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‘Caravaggiomania’ in The Burlington Magazine, part II: 1903-1951

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 This blog focuses on articles published on Caravaggio in The Burlington Magazine before the 1951 Milan exhibition organized by Roberto Longhi, which transformed Caravaggio studies. 926 more words

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