WHAT A GREAT CRITIC DOES
AESTHETICS FOR BIRDS
What follows is a guest post by Antonia Peacocke. Art critics get a really bad rap. The stereotype of a critic is a haughty, pedantic grump who loves passing judgment on art—without being able to d…
C Thi Nguyen
Gorgeous piece by
on the critic's role. "What he shows us how to do is... all sorts of things that allow us to fully appreciate art: attend like this; move around like that; try interpretations on for size, crazy as they may be"
Aesthetics for Birds
Real talk: Art critics are often condescending assholes. Today's post: Why
art critic Peter Schjeldahl is the hero we need.
Erich Hatala Matthes
It is a good day for public philosophy! Here's