Art as a vehicle for Social Commentary

Art as a vehicle for social commentary … What do you expect when looking at a piece of art? A pretty picture? A moment in time, captured in print? Nature’s beauty, frozen forever in bronze? All are worthwhile subjects.  But there are some artists who choose to use their art

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The Economic Power of Art

The Economic Power of Art In my last column, I quoted Dylan: “The times, they’re a-changin’” in reference to Street Art vs. Graffiti. I’m revisiting that theme today, but with an eye to the economic power of art, and why we should support the Arts at every level. Arts draw

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Our original Standard article

Hello Friends;  Last week, the Standard-Examiner posted a revised/redacted version of an article we submitted.  Here’s the original.  As always, we welcome your input/feedback.comments. TITLE: Ogden’s Art Scene and you… what’s missing? ______________ Mea Culpa. I began my first column with the admission that I am an artaholic.  And while

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