In the NYTimes, Matt Richtel reports that blogging is stressful. “To be sure, there is no official diagnosis of death by blogging, and the premature demise of two people obviously does not qualify as an epidemic. There is also no certainty that the stress of the work contributed to their […]
Thanks everyone for coming to the art blogger panel discussion. I’m sure the audience had more to contribute, so the panel questions (we didn’t get to all of them) are posted on the event blog. Feel free to post your own responses. If you post them on your own blog, […]
Former Detroit art blogger Ann Gordon, recently relocated to Berlin, reports that her new blog, BerlinArts, will take a look into the Berlin arts scene. The main focus is on visual/fine arts.’”Berlin is a city of youth and culture where just about everyone you run into is an artist, musican, […]
I hope you enjoy the new three-column format and a new header image that actually fills the entire banner. The images are from les Musees royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, where I went in search of Moby Dick last year (it’s a long story), and from the National Portrait Gallery […]
At All Things Visual, the University of Chicago Visual Resources Collection’s blog, Megan Macken asked Joy Garnett, the Associate Library Manager at the Robert Goldwater Library in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and NEWSgrist editor, to compile a list of the top twenty art blogs. Thanks, Joy, for including Two […]
Although off the subject of painting, I must comment on Lee Siegel’s new book Against the Machine: Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob (Spiegel & Grau, $22.95), which seems like it might be a good (if annoying) read for bloggers. Lee Siegel argues that our ever-deepening immersion […]
Dan Fost reports in the NYTimes that maintaining a daily blog can be stressful.
The entire survey can now be found at Homework assignment: Art Blogger Survey.
At Grammar.police, Kriston Capps invited art bloggers to answer the questions Peter Plagens formulated for his Art in America roundtable discussion about art blogs: “Of course the great advantage to the blogosphere over print media is its boundlessness,” Kriston writes. “After reading the Art in America roundtable on art blogs […]
On artnet, Charlie Finch takes on art bloggers. “The proliferation of art blogs has taken all the day-tripper fun out of criticism by circle-jerking, recycling and regurgitating the effluvia of critique beyond the wildest fantasies of Rosalind Krauss. An example is Sharon Butler of the ‘Two Coats of Paint’ blog […]