Archive for the art television Tag

The Democratization of Art

There seems to have been a lot of talk about the democratization of art lately.  Recently in the Globe and Mail, columnists Russell Smith and Lynn Crosbie have both offered their thoughts on recent developments in the cultural sphere. Jan Vermeer, The Milkmaid, c. 1658-60. Image: In THIS article, Smith focuses on an online movement known as “folksonomy …or
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Art on Television

We heard the rumours, we knew it was just a matter of time…before another art-themed reality tv series hit the airwaves. This time, Sarah Jessica Parker is producing, not that that makes it seem any less like the typical, American-idol style competitive program. 13 artist contestants will compete for a gallery exhibition, a cash prize and a sponsored national tour.