Articles tagged with: Patrick Mills
There’s an aura of bitterness that hovers over Bruce Stewart. His paintings have never found an audience, and his nature is more insular than engaging (he lives in the house he grew up in). Effects of rejection and loneliness can never evaporate completely, but the painter has finally learned how to recognize the potential it presents.
This post is only a semi-gratuitous use of sex in the pursuit of art’s truth. Truth can hurt, which is why sensuality can be painful, for both producers and consumers of the muse. But it can also elevate how we see the world, and that started long before angry old men began shouting “put some clothes on, for God’s sake!”
Ottawa’s municipal-government approach to arts is so out of touch with the city’s creative reality, it should come as no surprise that when the Arts, Heritage and Culture Advisory Committee meets May 18 to decide a future path, Council will probably decide to cut real funding to the arts. The term “real funding” refers to the money that actually gets dispersed to those who make and deliver art