Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Mar 042016

The contemporary businessman cares only for art, and the contemporary artist only for money.

Dec 312015

Shared antipathies are the ties that bind.

Dec 102015

Our feelings may not be sincere, but our feelings about our feelings always are.

Dec 032015

Cool has always been good’s implacable enemy.

Nov 172015

People who like sports say a lot more intelligent things about sports than people who like art say about art.

Oct 092015

It is odd that there is so much talk of genius, when geniuses deny that it exists, and the rest of us wouldn’t know.

Oct 072015

There are abusers of art, as there are abusers of alcohol, for much the same reasons, and with much the same effects.

Sep 182015

Our thirst for narrative makes saints of reformed sinners, and reformed sinners of saints.