Notes on Camp- and Anti-Camp
IN ORDER to gain a new perspective on camp, let us first re-examine some of the precepts of Susan Sontag’s seminal if problematic essay “Notes on Camp,” published in 1964. First and foremost, Sontag points out that camp is a sensibility and, more…
There’s something quite charming about fairy tale illustrations done well. Kate Baylay finds the right balance between whimsical, symbolic, and serious. Her work is “at once both dark yet almost deceptively decorative. It springs instantly from the page, with accurate inspiration from the ‘Golden Age’ illustrators immediately impressing the viewer." (from her website). Her illustrations feel just right for the subject matter, blending tradition and innovation to create her unique voice.
And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five