Baltimore Museum Embraces Biological Determinism and Discrimination

Some people think nostalgia (especially for discredited scientific theories) is sentimental at best, and pathological at worse, but without even suffering cognitive dissonance some of us can excavate outmoded theories in the name of progress, without even knowing we’re doing it. We now see institutions positioning themselves as making radical social advancements while furiously backpedaling.…

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New Index of Artists I’ve Written About

You can now find this list permanently as a sub-menu of “art criticism”. This will allow readers to find articles which discuss artists they are interested in. I’ll update it as I add new posts. Abramović, Marina Why People Hate Contemporary/Conceptual Art (A section is devoted to her “The Artist is Present” performance.) The Debate…

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Believing is Seeing?

[Rant, which means I write this in one go, no editing. There’s a certain poetry to how sentences just unravel like a coiled rug. But mostly I don’t have time to write my more academic articles right now, and that’s because I’m much more subsumed in making my own art. Wait, I’d better do one…

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