Daily Prompt: Art Appreciation…and then some!

Today’s daily post topic is about appreciating art enough to purchase it, or dismiss it due to the artist’s lifestyle and political beliefs. In my opinion, if the art looks sensible enough and I feel a strong connection to it then, I might purchase it in spite of the artist’s political views because honestly I have none. And that’s only if I can afford to … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Art Appreciation…and then some!

Murder in the name of Art

Controversial artist Damien Hirst knows how to stir up an audience. This man takes art to the next level and often at the expense of other creatures. For example, his usage of a bisected cow and calf, submerging a shark in a tank of formaldehyde (a colorless pungent gas, CH2O, in solution made by oxidizing methanol), and has most recently filled two windowless rooms with real … Continue reading Murder in the name of Art