Are Museums Still Important or Obsolete?
Smartphones show us sharp images of art - at our fingertips – anywhere, anytime. So why would anyone travel to a museum, wait in line, and pay an admission fee? I’ll explain the changing world of museums.
Craft or Art – Who Decides?
The art society consists of different factions: purists vs those who consider an elephant an artist. Who decides whether someone’s handmade object is suitable for a museum (art) or just homemade (craft)?
Are Millennials as Art Savvy as the Old?
Today, the sheer number of millennials exceeds all other generations. But are they as art knowledgeable as former generations? I’ll discuss why museums compete to attract 'Generation Y'.
Ideal Man and Woman in Art - Then & Now
Throughout history various cultures have defined ideal beauty in different images. If beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder, I’ll discuss the variety - and let you, the observer, decide for yourself.
Satire by Dissidents Disguised as Art
Those opposing the Trump presidency use parody and satire - meant to bring ridicule to the core of our democracy - disguised as art and First Amendments rights. I will discuss this much-heated issue.
The Effects of Rx and the Pharmacy in Art
In our society today, it is virtually impossible to escape TV ads for drugs. The re-creation of 'Pharmacies' in art began well before the drug culture of the 1960s. I’ll discuss our [art] culture’s infatuation with drugs (Rx's).
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