Daily Archives: April 18, 2011

The critical series: Advantages

Quick List: Advantages to being reviewed 1. As an artist, it gives you an outward, tangible veneer of legitimacy. I’m not talking about your intrinsic feeling as a legitimate artist, I’m talking about public perception. Being reviewed by someone unconnected with the production/producer means you’re putting your work out there for public response and not […]

The Critical Series: When is criticism at its best?

Let’s face it. Criticism has become a dirty word. We think of it as “nit-picking, objection, disapproval.” But it doesn’t have to be a dirty word. In a broader context, criticism is an assessment, review or observation that can even be in the form of appreciation. Nobody seems to ever talk about that one: When […]