Tag Archives: Bruce Thorn

Volume 31 no. 5 May / June 2017

LETTERS p4 OP-ED – Our Cover Explained by DEREK GUTHRIE p2 SPEAKEASY  Rachel Shteir our flâneur p9 THE WILL TO IGNORANCE by JORGE MIGUEL BENITEZ p11 JOHN BERGER a personal memory by KEN TURNER p18 ROSE HILTON last of the St Ives School interviewed by DEREK GUTHRIE p19 THE RELEVANCE OF CRITICAL THEORY TO ART TODAY by CHRIS CULTRONE of …

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Art in Our Time and Political Milieu

We each pay the price for the times we live in, but what crazy and discomforting times these are. To the arts falls the task of reflecting our times in meaningful and insightful ways. Good luck with that, Vincent. We struggle as individuals in a world where honesty, truth and justice have lost all meaning. The smells of corruption, greed …

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COMING in the next issue Volume 31 no.4 May / June 2017

In the May issue: THE RELEVANCE OF CRITICAL THEORY CHRIS CUTRONE Chris Cutrone (Adjunct Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism, School of the Art Institute of Chicago . A BRUSH WITH JOHN BERGER, HIROSHIMA AND THE KITCHEN SINK KEN TURNER remembers his personal meetings with John Berger over Hiroshima., the Kitchen Sink Painters and the Partisan Coffee House. THE …

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Speakeasy

A Ghost Ship of Tragedy and Crisis   The horrific “Ghost Ship” fire in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood on Dec. 2, 2016 was a tragedy waiting to happen. At least 36 young lives ended in a brief moment. Any of these victims could have been my own children or friends. We will never know the rewards of the music, art and …

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