Rockism and the Reduction of Rock n’ Roll

NY Times 2004 article link: Here “Rockism means idolizing the authentic old legend (or underground hero) while mocking the latest pop star; lionizing punk while barely tolerating disco; loving the live show and hating the music video; extolling the growling performer while hating the lip-syncher.” Advertisements

Museum of Contemporary Photography Exhibit: Taxonomy of a Landscape

Nothing so pastoral and bucolic in nature would challenge this exhibit unless it were actual pastures being plowed into the museum, trees springing from legions creating an air thick with pastels that with each shade are inhaling and exhaling a changing season. The photos that Victoria Sambunaris creates are so buoyant they can stop you […]