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Art Culture Criticism Observations

Hypersensitivity to Creativity

After reading an interview with creator of Colossal: Art & Design blog, Chris Jobson, on Hyperallergic, I have a bit more perspective on how to shape my blogging and art writing for the new year. It’s a relativitely short interview and quite informative if you’re looking into creating and building your own virtual space. I’m also taking a few days […]

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Social Networking

The Big Mouth with Legs

Although I’ve known about Soundcloud for quite some time and listened to local artists and composers on this really awesome site, I decided to venture into something new — start my own account and create audio blog posts! Would that be considered audlogging? Ah, nevermind. There’s no ring to it. Anyway… Primarily, I wanted to […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

Blogging is not writing. It’s graffiti with punctuation.

This is a quote from the movie Contagion. Elliot Gould plays scientist, Ian Sussman, in the film. You want to know what I say to that statement. Bullsh*t! As a contributor to a few organizations, I have the pleasure of working with editors and supporters that give me extremely useful and productive feedback that not only […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

The Challenges of Art Writing and Blogging

This cartoon about blogging was originally published in the New Yorker in 2005 and created by Alex Gregory. Think about that…2005. Blogging has been around for decades though. Technology moves fast and I’m sure many of you weren’t on the internet as much in 2005 (or maybe you were, tech folks, obviously, but my mother […]

Yes, I will. No try. I will post every day in 2011!

Dear Friends and Family, Surprisingly, writing on my art blog everyday is not a resolution for 2011! Rather, I’ve decided to form a habit. It’s been said that it takes up to 6 weeks (to form a habit, that is) so here’s my shot at writing, publicly, in 2011! How is this different from a […]