An 18th Century Canon for the #MeToo Era

As more and more women speak out about humiliating incidents of sexual harassment in their lives at the workplace and outside it, and as employers are still trying to devise the best ways of dealing with the problem, I was wondering if the problem isn’t a deeper one. A problem that perhaps goes beyond the… Continue reading An 18th Century Canon for the #MeToo Era

Of Chiaroscuro and the Myths we Live by

“He (the artist) ought to have ‘these powerful organs of expression’ – colour and chiaroscuro – entirely at his command, that he may use them in every possible form, as well as that he may do with the most perfect freedom…” - John Constable As an artist of a kind – a writer in advertising –… Continue reading Of Chiaroscuro and the Myths we Live by