Why ‘Modern’ Art Sucks, But the Media Loves ItSoap Box Rant Why Modern Art Sucks, But the Media Loves ItMore Like This
I go into a public art gallery and hate everything I see; Monochrome panels (it really doesnt inspire much contemplation); pieces of coloured paper torn up (how exactly is this an examination of colour theory?); excrement in a box (if you want to ask what is art, please do it articulately). Yet I go to a commercial art gallery, or browse about on Deviant Art, or even open a pack of Magic the Gathering Cards, and I see beautiful, evocative, witty pieces of art that make me want to hug the artist.
The thing I cant understand, is why someone thinks what the public wants to look at is these vacuous works of modern art? And why, more over are they always making the headlines and winning awards?
It must be the one area of culture where commercial interests dont rule media coverage. A handful of people love opera, but the media concentrates on Lady Gaga. A handful of people love
LGBT in Kids Cartoons?I had an interesting twitter discussion this morning. Last night I simply asked if there had been any specific character in all of Avatar: The Last Airbender which was anything but heterosexual. The closest I got was a joking “cabbage-sexual,” but this morning I also got some really negative responses too.More Like This
It's a kids show in America. You're not the target audience. Most kids don't give two hoots about that stuff.
I'm opposed to the idea of forcing ideals on children and demanding things change unnecessarily to suit peoples own agendas.
Neither of us, I assume, had cartoons or games with gays as kids. Neither of us are homophobic. So WHY do kids NOW need it?
God damn it, kids don't need to know, or give a shit, about fucking gay rights. Their parents can tell them if they care.
It's a retarded question. It's a god damn kids show.
That raised a lot of questions for me. Such as... why is it wrong to have LGBT representation in a kids cartoon? I’m not
The Rise Of The Artist, You Are The FutureWatch depthRADIUSMore Like This
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Artists have always feared that they are unappreciated and that the march of progress comes only from business, science and their machines. 1984 was imagined by an artist projecting these exact fears. Our guest essayist suggests the computer will never be our master, but only the super high speed counting machine it was meant to be leaving humans with only one pure task— being creative.
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