Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Tyranny of Modernism

A thought-provoking essay.
Whereas earlier traditions of artistic creation embraced symmetry within complexity, modernism has embraced extreme simplicity, dislocation, and imbalance. Whereas earlier traditions sought to bring pleasure to an audience ... modern art attempts to “nauseate” or “brutalize” an audience.... (Read more.)

1 comment:

julygirl said...

In my opinion we need to surround outselves with beauty....I'd rather look at the cow than at the cow pie.