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
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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
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