Gregory Wolfe on the art and legacy of Thomas Kinkade

Today in The Wall Street Journal, Gregory Wolfe considers the work of Thomas Kinkade: Why it appeals to so many people, what it means, what it denies. … [Read more...]

How do you define "kitsch"?

How do you define "kitsch"?If your answer is "A savory, open-faced pastry crust pie with a savory custard filling of cheese, meat and vegetables," then you need to consult a dictionary.Conversations about kitsch are tricky business. What exactly is it? Can any art that makes you feel warm and fuzzy be called "kitsch"?Usually, when the subject comes up, I end up going back to Gregory Wolfe's editorial on the work of Thomas Kinkade. It's always helpful.Today, thanks to a Tweet and … [Read more...]

Fingertips: December 2010 #2 – Memorable 2010 Film Lists; Scott Cairns; Joel Hartse; Over the Rhine; Thomas Kinkade; Jaws: The Christian Version

Here are a few of the most intriguing links I visited over the past week: … [Read more...]


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