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Four Questions of Value

It happens that modes of thinking completely alien to art-making—‘business’ and ‘professionalism’—are gaining ever-increasing purchase in literary magazines. While it may be true that certain artists have pushed past the binds of commission to produce great work—one thinks of Raphael; Velásquez; to a lesser degree, Tennyson, whose work suffered miserably under the onus of Victoria’s Laureateship—art is most vital when aloof to material goods and popular repute. 884 more words


Germans To Be Replaced By Robots

Maybe this continued drop in Germany’s population isn’t such a bad thing after all. It will open up more employment opportunities for R2D2 & Co. 33 more words


German Of The Day: Heimatfilme

Heimatfilm (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪmatˌfɪlm], German for “homeland-film“; German plural: Heimatfilme) is the name given to a film genre that was popular in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria from the late 1940s to the early 1970s. 172 more words


High Art (Shudder to Think)

High Art was writer-director Lisa Cholodenko’s debut feature after a number of smaller shorts and TV projects. A protege of Miloš Forman, Cholodenko created a film that was a steamy dramatic look into the world of high art photography and the complex relationship between two lensers played by 80s icon Ally Sheedy and up-and-comer Radha Mitchell. 698 more words

Capsule Review

German Solar Energy To Be Turned Off Tomorrow

It’s hard to say how long the grid will be down, though.

So what’s the big deal, exactly? The sun goes down every night, of course, and Germany is quite accustomed to cloudy days. 94 more words


The point of writing is to write less

The goal of good writing, I believe, is writing as little as necessary.

Good writing isn’t long, detailed, monologues of grand ideas wrapped in little gift boxes of pre-screened words carefully tied together with phrases sculpted by a surgeon’s fingers. 122 more words


"Rolling Papers" and the Juxtapoz "High Art" Contest!

So this contest is very different as it didn’t involve creating a poster or t-shirt design. Instead, Juxtapoz magazine has challenged artists to create artwork for… 404 more words