“The whole of life, already framed, right there.” It’s hard to assign Maudie to any one genre. Certainly it qualifies as biography. But it is also a bit of art history. It’s an inspirational story of finding success and happiness against terrible odds. And at its heart it is a love story—but not the kind… [Read More]
[Two boys] dream of life in Paris. When they grow up they head off to seek fame and fortune. They become the post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne and novelist/journalist Émile Zola.
“It’s very surprising that these two little boys will become, each in their own trade, would become among the most famous French people in the world. “
Susan Morrow (Amy Adams) seems to have a perfect life in Nocturnal Animals. She has a top job in the art world, a beautiful home complete with its own works of art, her clothes and makeup are flawless.
a while back (on another site), i wrote about how art begets art – in that case how love for the game Bloodborne led to a renewed dip into Lovecraft several whiles back (on a currently dead blog), i wrote about how faves lead to proselytizing – how when we love something (in that case, Bloodborne’s forebear, Dark Souls), we… [Read More]
Fire and gunpowder may seem like strange media for an artist, but Cai Guo-Qiang has mastered making art out of such ephemeral and temporary material.