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l’bizarre pour l’bizarre – Art for Quirks Sake

Modernism arrived when Manet painted “Olympia.” He critiqued representational art and the aristocracy’s way of life. He used the very same nudes that he was critiquing to present his case.[1] Postmodernism arrived with Duchamp’s Urinal, he playfully challenged the significance of art at its core. If one were to simply put a urinal into an art gallery, […]

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He. She. It.

Objectification in Contemporary Media. I. What does it mean to be an object? What is objectification and how does it exist in art? Being an object means being perceived as an object. Being the subject means being perceived as a subject or person.[1] Objectification is breaking down the subject in terms of the subject’s relationship to the object. If […]

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What is photorealism?

What is photorealism? Photorealism is the reproduction of a photograph including the lens aberration(s) and distortion(s). What defines renaissance art is the subject matter, and the use of the Atelier Method, in which an artist works from life. By ‘life’, I mean more often than not the renaissance artist was forced to work from sculptures and other artists painting’s. Ideologically […]

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Can Commercial Art be Fine Art?

If the artist isn’t poor, then the artist isn’t making “real” art. As a matter of fact real art is priceless. Like many of the capital goods produced in today’s world, if it wasn’t made from suffering it’s not a viable product. I’d like to take the time to debunk this myth. Art is free of money. Just […]

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Painting is my Religion

To know one’s spiritual “other” exists, is in direct contradiction to belief, belief is blind. Plato defines belief as the opposite of knowledge. The consistencies in the development of spirituality, can be explained via the consistencies in human biology. We are chemical bags existing in a world made of “stuff”. Like chemical bags, people react […]

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The Subjective Perversion of Art

The Grand Perversion

“What is perversion? It is not simply an aberration in relation to social criteria, an anomaly contrary to good morals, although this register is not absent, nor is it an atypicality according to natural criteria, namely that it more or less derogates from the reproductive finality of the sexual union. It is something else in […]

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