Monthly Archives: December 2015
Why create? Ask the Experts.
Ask people why they pursue any activity beyond their daily necessities and the answer will generally fall into one of two categories–self-improvement (includes duty, generosity and illumination) or pure enjoyment. If art-making is not a daily necessity, why do it? Some … Continue reading
Once More To the Breach!
This past weekend a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of Henry V showed locally. The day of the actual performance was the 600th anniversary of the famous battle of Agincourt, (featured in the play). And as next … Continue reading
More Than the Sum of its Parts
A visit to the Portland Art Museum this week began with a terrific visual assault of towering walls covered in 19th century style, oversized wall paper. These walls are then covered with paintings, hung salon style, from the museum’s collection. … Continue reading