Monet – Impression #1

Impressionism has haunted me for some time now.  Its paintings are ghosts in my memory, while the brushstrokes linger in uncomfortable corners of an otherwise ordered salon. You can disobey the rules of the Salon, like you can't disobey the rules of the Académie.  The preachers of the status quo must always be respected; their … Continue reading Monet – Impression #1

Trigger Happy Culture Clash

The GardenBy Andrew Marvell How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays, And their uncessant labours see Crown’d from some single herb or tree, Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all flow’rs and all trees do close To weave the garlands of repose... Culture … Continue reading Trigger Happy Culture Clash