The invisible artist

When viewing art for the first time, distractions present themselves, affecting your perception of it. Disregarding the price, popularity, presentation, there are three things that change one’s perception. The title, translated from a different language and sometimes unrelated to the work. The artist, with a context and intention,… Continue reading The invisible artist

Sailing for a whale

When Moby Dick came out in 1851, the reviews were mixed, some considering the book to be filled with ‘high philosophy, liberal feeling, abstruse metaphysics popularly phrased’ and others lamenting that ‘Melville seems not so much unable to learn as disdainful of learning… Continue reading Sailing for a whale