Constricting Art Through "Ownership"

In yesterday's New York Times, a lawyer named Michael Rips presented a piece entitled "Fair Use, Art, Swiss Cheese and Me" about the artist DavideSalle's use of a picture of him. He ends:It is David Salle and the artistic movement with which he is associated, and to which he has greatly contributed, that give value … Continue reading Constricting Art Through "Ownership"

Oh Postmodernism, Oh Here, Oh Now, Oh Damn!

"Make it new." ¬†When Ezra Pound commanded that he was doing it, taking from Confucius and bringing the Chinese philosopher's words into the West of the twentieth century and in a new way. ¬†Pound wasn't concerned with the creation of the new--or not that alone--but with bringing things into a new way of seeing, and … Continue reading Oh Postmodernism, Oh Here, Oh Now, Oh Damn!