social classes of the Art world

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-four-social-classes-art/amp “I didn’t need a sociology degree to know who were the generals, the majors, and the lieutenants. Norman Podhoretz, the relentless spectator of New York society, used to say that the generals stay away from those of lesser rank, for fear of being aggressed against, while lieutenants avoid their superiors, for fear of beingContinue reading “social classes of the Art world”

how to be an artist

https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/jerry-saltz-how-to-be-an-artist.html These days, an artist might exhibit an all-brown painting with a long wall text informing us that the artist took the canvas to Kosovo near the site of a 1990s Serbian massacre and rubbed dirt on the canvas for two hours while blindfolded to commemorate the killing. Recently, while I was looking at boringContinue reading “how to be an artist”

a manifesto for heresy

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/a-manifesto-for-heresy/21379 “you either accept your status as ‘evil’ and silence yourself for the supposed good of social stability; or you reject this status and continue to utter your so-called heresy because you believe, sincerely, that it is true. This is your choice, this is your heresy.”