December 2012

A Year in Reading

by HRM on December 31, 2012

made a resolution to read only things that moved me and didn’t always succeed, but since “move” is a pretty general term, I guess I didn’t ever really fail either.

I read Surfacing by Margaret Atwood, over New Year in Northern Ontario. It was my first Atwood…


Small stories unfolding

by HRM on December 12, 2012

There’s a Confucius quote that goes something like “the man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” Kyle Hughes-Odgers is the exceptionally talented Perth-based artist who is carrying these small stones.


The Triumph of Painting

by HRM on December 2, 2012

Painting is dead, or so everyone keeps telling me, but if that’s the case they haven’t bothered telling the organizers of Art en Capital, nor the tens of thousands who were queuing outside the Grand Palais to be admitted for the salon’s vernissage this Tuesday. There were lines around the block waiting to be let inside.


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