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How To Become An Art Critic (In A Few Simple Steps) Part 2

In the previous post I discussed steps one and two in the process of learning how to make valid critical observations and judgements about works of art. Those steps ask you to slow down and spend some time just looking … Continue reading

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How To Become An Art Critic (In A Few Simple Steps)

I recently had breakfast at a diner with a couple of close friends who are not artists. In addition to serving delicious omelets the diner also exhibits artwork on its walls. During our breakfast conversation one of my friends asked … Continue reading

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Material Presence: Real Encounters With Art

We live in a mostly virtual world, cellphones gripped tightly in our hands. Scrolling through artists’ Instagram images and Tumblr pages it’s easy to forget that the artworks we’re seeing have a real physical presence. When we encounter the work … Continue reading

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