Posts Tagged: cynicism
Stephen Crane, who died at age 28 from tuberculosis in June 1900, is remembered more for his fiction, such as The Red Badge of Courage, than his poetry. But perhaps, argues Jynne Dilling Marton, this should not be the case:
These poems are Biblical parables for a secular age: instructions for how to press through what we may feel is a lonely, barren desert of a life with clear eyes, dignity and a sense of humor.
The art world is a rough place, which is the practical thought behind art schools offering courses on grant-writing and portfolio building.
Still, even with the presence of these utilitarian courses, when embarking on your formative artistic education, how can you conceive of the difficulties ahead?...more