cognologist October 5, 2014

The Russian “United Art Rating” is an artist rating service of the Artist Trade Union of Russia and which uses the following scale for rating artists (nationally and internationally) [source here] 1 – an artist of world fame, tested with time (for more than a century). 1A – a world famous artist. 1B – a […]

naphumber December 3, 2012

I wrote an opinion piece in the Art of England (issue 77,  January 2011) on the issue of artistic plagiarism called “On Learning to Steal”. I start by musing on the usefulness of students learning art by copying works in art galleries. You know the story, littered around the floor are art students busily copying, […]