Welcome to our feature essays. In this section we will be
discussing a host of art related issues, in the hopes of informing, stimulating and
creating dialog among readers.
Parallel Developments in Modern Art
The notion that modern art developed in multiple cultures and nations is one that
needs to be further explored. This stands in marked contrast to prevailing art history
doctrine- lionized by the art establishment, which rose to fame and power in the last
Contemporary Art and Diverse Cultures in the 21st Century
I knew that I had to check
out the modern art of Vietnam even before landing at Hanoi's diminutive airport. An
in-flight magazine article, proclaiming a burst of local art talent, triggered my
response. That was back in December of 1994, and my feelings about art have never
been the same since...