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On Artist Statements (for artists and non-artists alike)

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Imagine someone asking you to distill your life's purpose and philosophy in under 300 words. It's nearly impossible. And yet, artists are asked to do it all the time. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

A Long Answer to Your Short Question

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

A reader asks how new art collectors can figure out the true value of something they're interested in buying. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The Systems of Power Reinforce Themselves

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

The goal is to build systems that allow for people to be held accountable, for redemption, and for us to move forward without having to bury our heads in the sand. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Put These Seeds in Your Pocket

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

This post is dedicated to each and every act of resistance, no matter how big or small. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Dear ______

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

I'm wondering what I would want someone to write to guide my trip each day. And what I would want to write to them. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Mansur Brown

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Good morning. Today we're listening to Mansur Brown, a multi-instrumentalist and composer from London. Brown's primary instrument is the guitar, which he can shred. On his original works, he

Why is R&B Suddenly So 'Toxic'?

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 17, 2022 Music Features Have R&B's 'Toxic Kings' Taken it Too Far? The current generation of male R&B singers is increasingly open about so-

Robin S.'s 'Show Me Love' Is Back in the Spotlight - As Are Old Disputes Over Its Credits

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web Subscribe The Daily Wednesday, August 17 Features,Music Robin S.'s 'Show Me Love' Is Back in the Spotlight - As Are Old Disputes Over Its Credits Pop's current sample- and

'She-Hulk' Wants to Be More 'Fleabag' Than 'Falcon.' Sometimes, It Works

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 17, 2022 TV & Movies,TV & Movies Reviews 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law': The MCU Takes on the Sitcom This half-hour comedy starring Tatiana Maslany

You Can't Eat Prestige

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Arts workers demand more and better ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Winamp Revival Includes Platforms for Musicians, Fans; Streaming Boost for Olivia Newton-John’s Songs; DAX Expands Deal with SoundCloud

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View online Winamp's revival includes platforms for musicians and fans Winamp's revival includes platforms for musicians and fans Winamp isn't content to just offer an MP3 player — it's

Yumiko Morioka

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Good morning. Today we're listening to Yumiko Morioka, a Japanese pianist and composer. Morioka studied piano at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in the '70s, finding special inspiration

In Songwriting, Quality & Quantity Are Intertwined

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Music Moves Our World ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Polio Is Making a Comeback. Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 16, 2022 Cultural Commentary,Culture Polio Is Making a Comeback. Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers! If it seems like infectious diseases are coming at us faster, spreading

America's divorce settlement: Who gets what?

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Civil war? Nah. Let's just be like Gwyneth and do the "conscious uncoupling" thing. Here's my proposal for how America should split everything up. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌