A personal rumination on the movie and its relation to geek culture.
Category Archives: Visual Arts
Homeland Security detain a photographer at 1st & Cherry, apparently for photographing the Federal Building.
Collector Jonathan Sobel appreciates William Eggleston’s photographs. He must: he owns at least one hundred ninety of Eggleston’s prints. So it came as a bit of surprise when Mr. Sobel decided to sue Mr. Eggleston and his trust last year.
A photo essay by Omar Willey.
Martijn Moedars gets jazzy in this comix work.
Comix from The Netherlands’ bent genius, Martijn Moedars.
I believe critics have an ethical duty not merely to their readers but also to the art itself. It is their sworn duty to illuminate rather than obfuscate. It is also their sworn duty to protect their art from political and social chicanery. That I believe any of this stems largely from my intellectual encounters with A.D. Coleman over the years.
As of Sunday 11 November 2012, Seattle boasts one of the U.S.A.’s two museums of artist stamps (artistamps). The inaugural MOA exhibition includes work by dozens of artists—two cabinets full of stamps, framed pieces, easel folios, and posters which Dogfish of Tui Tui has amassed over the last four decades.
Some things deserve further consideration–perhaps better consideration than mine. Writing about them after the fact may allow someone to set the record straight on things unjustly neglected or inaccurately appraised. Here is another handful of things I did not write about in 2012.
Thoughtful communities should always value judgment over opinion. Popularity is not a judgment and should never concern anyone thinking about what is beautiful. Push come to shove, I will always encourage what is beautiful over what is popular.