Damaged romanticism

Damaged romanticism “romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject nor exact truth, but in the way of feeling.” – Charles Baudelaire The title suggests a love affair gone awry, but there is precious little romanticism to be found in ‘Damaged Romanticism.’  There is however art that doesn’t live up to big ideas. Damaged… Read More


Atelophobia  “have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali Atelophobia is defined as the fear of not doing something right or the fear of not being good enough. In other words, it’s a fear of imperfection. Etymologically, the word atelophobia is compised of two greek words: the prefix atelo(s) means imperfect… Read More

All is Vanity

The “All is Vanity” illusion features a woman sitting behind a vanity mirror looking at her image, but there is more to the picture than just a woman and her vanity mirror. The artist drew a human skull, which serves as the focal point to place the vanity mirror in.  I really resignate with this… Read More