Tag Archives: Ugliness

The Architecture of Greed

Camille Pissarro, one of the great but less celebrated impressionists, sought refuge from the Franco-Prussian war of 1870 in suburban Norwood, in London.  While there, he painted many of the street scenes in and around the area, venturing as far … Continue reading

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Discouragement

Artists can be prone to becoming discouraged.  We all know that.  Everyone knows at least one artist that became so discouraged that they gave up, even if for a short while.  But that’s an interesting thing.  Why does it take … Continue reading

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Make Art, Not War

War costs trillions of dollars, feeds the military industrial complex (they love the profit), creates destruction that must be repaired (more profit) and hardens the hearts of the victims, so that war perpetuates. It maintains standing armies and an amazing … Continue reading

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