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Art Critic at Work November 23, 2014

Posted by anagasto in painting.
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Art critics have been developing a very special language to speak about art, and their excuse is that they had to make a living, but what about the millions of people who readily accepted this language and the ideas that go with it?

That’s a real problem.

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amusingly
starkly
explosively

a frantic crawl
a surge of adrenaline
a bullet slicing the terror…

a scream in the darkness
a torn surrender
collapsing

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rauschenberg ….

This is about Rauschenberg :

tn_on-rauschenberg.

Notice the moral seriousness and the suicidal blitheness. Imagine the people that would actually pay for  trash.

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jasper johns ….

But on Jasper Johns somebody even had the guts to add “frankly”:

tn_on-jasper-johns
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Maybe some simply deserve to be cheated.

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art critics 4

These are real art critics speaking, people that you would have to read and listen to if you were at the university.

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Stephen Collins:  The Heart of Stone sculpture

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/cartoon/2013/jan/19/2#zoomed-picture

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