The Art of Print
Original post made by John Barry, Danville, on Nov 1, 2009
The art of print is dying, as exemplified by the Danville Weekly's going to an online-only format. It's an unfortunate development. Print is a visual as well as a tactile medium. To belabor a cliché: you can't hold a computer screen in your hands and peruse pages.
On the other hand, paper kills trees, but e-waste is extremely toxic. Anyway, the move to online media is an inevitable evolutionary development, so a-blogging I will go.
The art of "blogging" is, in my case, simply posting my columns online instead of having them appear in print. I'll still write about the local art scenevisual, performance, written, print. There's a wealth of diverse artistic expression out there, and I hope to explore as much of it as I can.
But I can't uncover it all by myself. Any ideas/suggestions will be most appreciated.
I want to thank Dolores for giving me the opportunity to continue writing "Art Space"; I hope it will make a good impression on readers' eyeballs.