Tag: essay

  • James Baldwin and the Art of Empathy

    We live in an age of short attention spans and sound bytes, which would seem to suggest shallow imaginations but it might signify something very different: an increased ability to absorb more information in less time. One example of this optimistic interpretation is the fact that we are living in a golden age of poetry. […]

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  • Don’t Let The Door Hit You On The Ass, 2017

    Disasters, both natural and the man-made kind, dominated the year that is ending today, but there were other things too, good things that should be remembered and celebrated because it is important to recognize beauty and progress. It’s also more fun that bitching about this awful year. Great new music was released by Jay-Z, Randy […]

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  • Mansplaining

    The future is female No shit In case you haven’t been paying attention So is the past Let me ‘splain…I was accused of mansplaining for the first time the other day. I didn’t think that’s what I was doing but I know racists who don’t think they’re racist, so… When I was coming of age […]

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  • The Road of Excess

    Mylatest piece for ARTPublika Magazine is an essay on the relationship betweenartists and drugs. They go together like a horse and carriage.

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  • Nature As Art’s Greatest Model

    “Art takes nature as its model.” Aristotle Follow this link to read my piece on the influence of Nature on Art, published byArtPublika Magazine.

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