The go to source for Creatives seeking Resources and Insights

 

 

 

 

email logo youtube iconfacebook icontwitter icon Instagram
Share

Stay safe, Wear your Mask
and explore our site: Art Essays, Videos, Blogs, Literary Writing & Resources for Creatives

Opportunities, essays, poetry and fiction updated frequently.

ONLINE Sources

Visit your favorite museums, galleries, art centers and schools. Some have opened with limited attendance as well as being online

Free-to-stream ballet performances: watch here
Livestreams & Virtual Concerts: watch here
Watch Broadway musical and plays: watch here
Free at Lincoln Center, NYC: watch here
Live From Carnegie Hall: watch here

Do you have a short story, poem, or point of view essay about culture and/ or the arts? We are open to submissions: writing must be good, of general interest and not an advertorial.

Please Advertise with arttimesjournal
This is a way to get your message out to arttimes readers and to support
the work we do in listing your events and the publicity we give the art world.
Let me know if we can count on you to help continue being the
“go to” source for creatives seeking resources and insights.

~ Thank you for using arttimesjournal for your advertising success ~


Read previously printed and online Essays by clicking on categories below

Art
Artist Profiles
Classified Ads
Culturally Speaking
Calendar of
      Cultural Events
Dance

Film
Fiction

Guest Videos
Guest Blog
Help Desk 4 Creatives
Music
New Art Books

Opportunities
Peeks and Piques
Poetry
Speak Out
Theater
Travel and Culture


New: Fiction Millie Baker Ragosta, Brianca Hadnot, Rebecca L. Monroe
New: Poetry Raymond J. Steiner, Sonia Stark, Bobbie Saunders,
                        Robert Phillips

New: Calendar of Cultural Events
New: Opportunites & Calls for entries

~ On Writing the Mountain— Before and After by Raymond J. Steiner
Still more to read on Raymond J. Steiner's Blog

From Peek and Piques Archives What You See, is What You Get

By Raymond J. Steiner
ART TIMES (Originally published: Summer 2013)

What You See, is What You Get.” A common enough expression, but what does it mean in relation to, say, looking at art? Well, you might argue, it's a simple enough statement — you “get” what you “see” — what's the problem? However, if you focus on the “seeing” part of the proposition, a little thought just might make you wonder what it is that you're “getting”. When you and I stand looking at a landscape painting, do we both “get” the same thing? We've all seen the results of two artists side-by-side painting a landscape. Are their final results the same? Do they look the same? Can a painting by Monet be confused with a Pissarro or a Renoir?...
(see essay)

Raymond J. Steiner (May 1, 1933—March 5, 2019)