A Critique of Contemporary Fine Art
The formal and conceptual visual language spoken in Fine Art departments around the world, spoken in commercial galleries, and spoken in contemporary art museums is Latin. Until (historically speaking) recent times, Latin was the language of learning, a commodity available only to the wealthy men who could afford it. The vast majority of people did not understand Latin, and were by default...
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Fox Teeth: I’m trying to keep this tumblr... →
fox-teeth: I’m trying to keep this tumblr semi-professional and related to my art but I am this close to going on the catholic tag and reblogging all the “BAWWW LETTING WOMEN HAVE ACCESS TO BIRTH CONTROL IS OPPRESSING MY RELIGIOUS FREEDOMS” with lots of choice cuss words about how fucking inane and… You speak sooth.
Why is the art on the illustration tag better than...
“If you stick a knife in my back nine inches and pull it out six inches, that’s not progress. If you pull it all the way out, that’s not progress. The progress comes from healing the wound that the blow made. They haven’t even begun to pull the knife out. They won’t even admit the knife is there.” —Malcolm X
"Public Property" at the Walters Art Museum →
thedcrepresentative: This summer, the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, is asking the public to curate an exhibition of a title and theme to be determined by the public. This is the epitome promoting the production of culture through the public sphere. Despite the contemporary museum theory of maximized accessibility through public engagement and minimized elitism in art historical...
Chalk one up for equality!