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Another Reason Modern Art Is Rubbish
Submitted by gregster on Sat, 2012-12-22 06:51
Governmental tentacles can be found around every marketplace failure. This anti-Midas touch is mixed-economy government’s reliable talent. Every field into which government inveigles itself becomes distorted for the worse. Science, education, foreign policy [insert anything else].
Now we see government's dead hand was behind the rise of Abstract Expressionist art. Blank canvases. Paint-splattered, cigarette-stamped Pollocks. Rothkos and De Koonings.
All promoted by an arm of government as part of a futile attempt at pro-freedom propaganda.
The CIA would have been better off leaving the Soviets to their own devices. Rational philosophy would have taught the CIA that using rubbish art was rubbish. The historical record clearly shows Soviet Russia was doomed without the promotion of some of the worst exponents of the West.
The irony of the Tate Gallery luvvies outdoing each other in praise of the CIA's exhibition.
Can we thank the CIA for Slayer too? Yes. The government is responsible for Slayer. A government education is a surefire weapon for crippling a child's conceptual faculties. The bewilderment engendered in the young directly created the multi-million market of tattooed, skeptic, nihilist mystics.
Careful next time you're in a gallery, huh? Some of the methods the art authorities have employed to pervert the public's critical faculties:
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