Picasso stated that art is a lie, and artistic truth is getting people to understand the truths of those lies. More than the visual or musical arts, film illustrates this principle most dramatically. Faster than the brain can process, visual Continue reading What is Artistic Truth?
Listen to what moves you, and if it isn’t what you expect, rejoice in the surprise.” Susan Bell, The Artful Edit Not everyone is gifted with equal degrees of physical or emotional gifts. Most people could train forever and would Continue reading Understanding Art
Imagine a future in which an art work could be reproduced anywhere at any time. Is this a utopia or a nightmare? In 1928, Paul Valéry wrote a brilliant, short essay entitled “The Conquest of Ubiquity” which imagines how technological Continue reading Art in the Age of Cloud Computing
“Vénus changée en document.” Paul Valéry, Le Problème des Musées in Pièces sur L’Art Viewing an artwork, I do not think about it, I experience it. What is the problem with thinking? Thinking lead to reasoning, reasoning leads to conceptualization. Continue reading Art as Koan