Egads. It’s been over a month since I’ve last posted anything here. That’s not to say I haven’t been making progress. It’s been pretty quiet because I’ve been working more hours at the “regular” job. It’s a necessary evil in order to make some more cash. What’s that thing about having time or money, but not both?
I would be surprised if you’ve been on the internet lately and managed to avoid hearing about this story. Artist Richard Prince creates blown up canvases featuring screenshots of Instagram posts and sells them for $90,000. Is it art? Is he a thief? Where is my pitchfork? At times I have been tempted to chime in on various Facebook/Twitter/Instagram threads about these works. Most of the comments are pretty negative, and I understand where they are coming from, but my own opinion, while not glowingly positive, is a little more kind. Continue reading