What Makes a Classic?

For those of you in the constant conversation of “what makes a classic (or a great) piece of literature”, here’s a quote for you from Fiction and the Shape of Belief by Sheldon Sacks (p.253):

[A masterpiece] modifies our very being and makes us feel…that we are not the same men and women we were when we began it.

Art Attack

If you want to keep up on what is going on in the art world, it would seem there is only one reliable source: Dave Barry. In this article, he lets us know about some innovative, publicly funded art in Britain.