At War with Iran

The Great Satan, that’s what they call us. The Axis of Evil, that’s what we call them. We can’t forgive them for the 1979 kidnappings and takeover of the American Embassy in Tehran. They can’t forgive us for overthrowing their elected leaders and installing the Shah in 1953. We see their president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as… Continue reading At War with Iran

The Exile of High Art and the Effect on the Picture Plane

Part of the curriculum at the New York Academy of Art requires students to do a bit of writing. I thought I’d take the opportunity to give myself a bit of context on the contemporary art world from a historical perspective. Art really is in a denegrated and marginalized position at the moment. Eric Fischl… Continue reading The Exile of High Art and the Effect on the Picture Plane