An Artist’s Portfolio is the Key to their Fame

An Artist’s Portfolio is the Key to their Fame

In relation to the optimistic title of this post I wish it was so. Unfortunately, in the art world talent and application often run a distant second to celebrity and the machinations of dealers and their clients. It is a Pollyanna belief that the quality of artistic...
Electrical Sculpture & Video Art: The Future or Just Gaudy?

Electrical Sculpture & Video Art: The Future or Just Gaudy?

So here we sit in the mud of a world we have created for ourselves filled with vacuous opinions and statements about nothing. Grey water fountains of youth-draining anger, outrage and the impotent squealings of the arrogant and entitled. A whirling, swirling world of...
The Art of South Africa

The Art of South Africa

A country is only as good as its culture. It is a definitive timeline of their progression as a people. Their hardships, achievements and their story in a timeline. These have been passed down from parent to child for years. their way of life, norms, behaviours. Their...
The Art of Big Family Weddings

The Art of Big Family Weddings

The art of big family weddings is preparing for the unexpected. Always. You’ve finally set the date. Getting busy, getting things ready for the big day. Your mom will be there. Your dad will be there. Why, even your cousin’s brother’s aunt’s twice removed will be...

Protecting the Great Art in Our World

The recent destruction of ancient historical and cultural heritage sites by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria motivates me to ponder upon how we are protecting the great art in our world. That these morons are loose in parts of the world is a great shame to those of us...