Seeming

Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Feb 052020
 

We venerate artists who die too young to answer questions.

Dec 312019
 

I hate modern architecture, but it hated me first.

Dec 262019
 

The idea that art should relate to the audience is exactly backwards.

Nov 222019
 

It is to what we now call manic phases that we owe a great part of the imperishable works of human civilization.

Oct 252019
 

We invent most of what we purport to find in art, which we call great when our stories about it please us sufficiently.

Sep 122019
 

Yesterday’s distant dream, today’s brilliant innovation, tomorrow’s basic human right.

Aug 302019
 

Christianity is like life insurance: you have to die to collect.

Aug 202019
 

In art incompetence is usually taken for directness and sincerity.

Aug 152019
 

Art in which adults can take no pleasure is unfit for children.