[Table of Contents] [Search]


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [BKARTS] Tone deaf and art blind



thanks for the answer. i haven't been keeping up with all of the email on the list of late, and it seems i've missed quite a bit of discussion. i appreciate the response.

- kristen

On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Jules Siegel wrote:

kbk wrote:

...or, what it seemed to me that he was trying to get across. so, why the ire?

I said in my last message that I'm going to drop the subject, but I will respond to your question. First of all, I am not criticizing Paul's essay, but the design of his web page.


Paul spent the last few days tormenting James Pepper, a very nice man who work I -- and many others -- find charming and beautiful, falling into the category of naive art. I was disgusted by the attacks.

When I saw Paul's web page, I was shocked and angered that someone who could create something so visually ugly and technically incompetent would have the nerve to presume to judge any visual artist's work.

I rarely criticize the work of other artists, certainly not in terms as harsh as I am using here. I don't like expressing myself with such brutal contempt, but I don't like bullies. Therefore I stepped out of my urbane mask and spoke from the heart.

That's all I have to say about this.


-- JULES SIEGEL Apdo. 1764, 77501-Cancun, Q. Roo, Mexico http://www.cafecancun.com/bookarts

Newsroom-l, news and issues for journalists
http://www.newsroom-l.net/

***********************************************
Now Online - The Bonefolder, Vol. 2, No. 1 at <http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>
For all your subscription questions, go to the
Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information
***********************************************



***********************************************
Now Online - The Bonefolder, Vol. 2, No. 1 at <http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>
For all your subscription questions, go to the
Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information
***********************************************



[Subject index] [Index for current month] [Table of Contents] [Search]