Everything should not be shown, or there is no art; art lies in suggestion.
“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” Art imitates life – or is it the other way around? Some artistic expressions have become so tied to our common experience that our lives seem synonymous with their content. This is not […]
The evening news has a reputation for blood thirst. “If it bleeds, it leads” they say. This is almost universally considered bad taste, but the practice continues because it draws an audience, albeit for wrong reasons. Artists, like filmmakers, for instance, have traditionally let some time pass before depicting horrors. The tragedy of September 11th’s […]