Category Archives: End of Art

The Fine Art of Hate

Above: Francis Bacon’s pathetically inept imitation of a Diego Velazquez painting from the 17th century. Corny mock-horror taken as the fruit of artistic genius by people who didn’t know any better, not being familiar with the paintings of the real … Continue reading

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Book ‘Em, Dano

Police questioned schoolkids about brownies, name-calling, a zombie drawing Citizens! You can sleep sound in your beds tonight knowing that the police are on the job round the clock at local elementary schools making certain that kids using politically incorrect … Continue reading

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Beginning of the End

I ran across a piece by Immanuel Wallerstein  The Increasingly Unstable United States that succinctly summarizes where he sees America going from here, predicated on where we are now. It’s in concordance with my own views, which are predicated on living for 12 years … Continue reading

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Way to Go, New York!

Big shout out to the neoliberal neocon-artist liberals in NYC and the high-culturatty Liberal Press for their great job in saving us from Bernie Sanders and his secret Communist agenda to redistribute our wealth. 8 more years of ObamaClintonomics! Bellisimo!  Can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Oskar Kokoschka: Letter excerpts

The artist is the intense center of his age.–James Joyce In order  for evil to flourish, all that is required is for good men to do nothing. –Edward Burke Apres moi, le deluge. – True Outsider Last month, a Climate … Continue reading

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What is an Art Genius?

 A Mindblowing Piece of Conceptual Art by John Baldessari I thought it might be helpful to really try to dig into the deep thinking of one of the greatest conceptual artists of the 20th and now 21st centuries. Naturally, he … Continue reading

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End of American Culture

I’m hardly the only person in the arts writing about the America’s cultural suicide, ongoing since the 1950s. I’m just the only person in the art world writing about it. The art world hasn’t the courage to look at itself … Continue reading

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