Has Art become meaningless?

What is Art? Some ask this philosophical question after Duchamp’s famous upturned toilet. The Modern Art that’s popular today, what gets in the galleries and museums, is often more likely to be conceptual or abstract. But the problem with such art, as Tom Wolfe points out in his essay The Painted Word, is the ambiguity. The artist’s statement … Read more

The Non-Self you experience every day

The Buddhist idea of Non-Self or Anatman seems far too foreign to bother much with, a fancy term for an idea we are too busy to have. Whilst Non-Self can be a profound experience discovered through meditation, what’s important is all of us can experience a little of what it’s like in our daily lives. … Read more

The Art of Warhammer and War – my history with art

Although I started art a few years ago, I can see how my art yearnings grew from my youth. I used to play tabletop games back in the Day, exclusively Warhammer and Warhammer 40k by Games Workshop, which creates games in a Fantasy or Sci-Fi genre. Collecting, painting, and playing with miniatures on the tabletop … Read more