Why I Write On Medium

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Several years years ago, when I had a full time job at an art gallery and never dreamed of getting paid to be a writer, I began a Wordpress blog. I wrote about whatever I felt like writing about and my blog developed a modest following. I never imagined that anyone would pay me to analyze the triple goddess symbolism in The Golden Girls, for instance, or speculate on the uncanny geometric properties of the Ghent Altarpiece, but that wasn’t the…

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Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Bylines at The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.

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Emily Pothast

Emily Pothast

Artist and historian. PhD student researching religion, material culture, media, and politics. Bylines at The Wire Magazine, Art in America + more.

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