Roger Scruton discusses ugliness in art and how to, if not fix the problem, then strive, at least, for better-quality… Read more [Art] Beauty and Desecration: We must rescue art from the modern intoxication with ugliness
Kazuho Imaoka has become one of my favorite painters. She was born in 1991, and has quite an amazing portfolio,… Read more [Art] Imaoka Kazuho (Japanese, b. 1991), Remain, 2015. Mineral pigment, silver leaf, Japanese paper, panel, 162 x 130.3 cm.
This looks thoroughly fascinating. Shadow puppeteer Hamid Rahmanian has a new project called “Feathers of Fire,” which is based on… Read more [Literature/Art] From ancient Persian poetry rises ‘Feathers of Fire,’ billed as largest shadow-theater play
The Cabaret Voltaire, where Dada was launched 100 years ago to an unsuspecting public. Zürich, Switzerland, celebrates the centenary anniversary… Read more [Art] Zurich celebrates a century since the birth of Dadaism and is still at the cutting edge of contemporary art
The article dates from January 30, but for those of you who missed it, Matthew Finnie pens an article for… Read more [Article] Vinyl or CDs: Tech Doesn’t Do Sentimental — Listening Habits Show What’s Next for Cloud
The Wall Street Journal do justice to the legacy of Manfred Eicher and perhaps the most amazing and success label… Read more [Article] A Striking Exception
Thanks to a regular poster over at Tumblr, I’ve been given the pleasure of being introduced to the writing of… Read more [Art] ‘A Culture of Fake Originality’ by Roger Scruton