Monthly Archives: June 2011

Portrait of the Artist as a…War Hero?

When we talk about war art*, there is a tendency to focus only on the subjects. How does a painting glorify or expose the brutality of a conflict? Are the soldiers and civilians treated with dignity? Is there an element … Continue reading

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The Importance of Falling Short?

I was thinking about food. No, this isn’t going to be one of those posts about how literally the first part of my moniker should be taken. But I do think about food a lot, and yesterday, I was thinking … Continue reading

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