The name Hercules is famous the world over. He’s been a cartoon, an adhesive pitchman, a punchline to an Eddie Murphy joke. But what did he actually do? Well …
In an age where we overanalyze art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.
While we celebrate the output the fundamentally unwell artist creates, we often ignore the conditions they suffer under; because art.
Beyond art school and into the art world, the aphorism “in it to win it” is oft-repeated. But through the many applications funded on last dollars, I’ve realized that there’s something else at play.
For millennia, the mysteries of ancient Egypt eluded Western study – until some 200 years ago, when scholars unscrambled the Rosetta Stone and opened our eyes to a new world of old wonders.
We all know the name, but what do we know of the man’s work beyond that ceiling that he painted? Michelangelo gets the treatment in this installment of Know Who You’re Googling.
We were afforded one last glimpse of the Thin White Duke as the expansive, private art collection of David Bowie went under the hammer.
The term “Kafkaesque” is bandied about the round table of discussion, but what the hell does it mean? And what of the man’s body of work?