Posts Tagged: conceptual art

Swinging Modern Sounds #85: The Introduction of the Pitch


It seems like it’s the point of this piece to draw attention to the fact that these instruments are wounded; it shouldn’t be something that tries to hide it. ...more

Swinging Modern Sounds #71: A Michael Bay Film Eating Itself


“Love,” then is not to be taken lightly here. It is being engaged at full force, megaphonically. ...more

Banksy and Sarcasm


How wonderful it must feel to go to “Dismaland” and see through society! But how awful to see society embrace art that makes you feel nothing, that makes you think only about the vast chasm between you and everyone else.

In an essay in the New York Times Magazine, Dan Brooks writes about street artist Banksy, kitsch, and the zeitgeist of our times.


The Rumpus Interview with Christopher Bollen


Author Christopher Bollen talks about his sophomore novel, Orient, secrets and privacy, sexual orientation in fiction, and the lost art of the whodunit mystery. ...more