Engaging in the arts with a different eye
A sample blog post briefly describing what I think is the best and most effective gadget for writers. At 250 words, it's half the length of an ideal blog post at least.
An 800-word book review of Deborah Harkness' "A Discovery of Witches." The review includes both positives and negatives of the book, as well as critical insight into what brings the book down.
Oil painting on Fabriano paper. Looking Back I deals with the concept of interogating history as we know it, and presuming an emotion-based approach rather than a fact-based approach. Looking Back I in particular deals with the extent of gender discrimination in the Western art canon. The source material references ancient Greek sculpture.
Oil paints on Fabriano paper. This piece, and the others in its series were painted with the idea of interrogating history as we are told it, and exploring the an emotion-based approach rather than a fact-based approach. Looking Back II in particular deals with the notion of the 'artist as genius', and our modern day perception of it. The source reference for Looking Back II was Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.