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What is it?

Journal Entry: Sat Mar 9, 2019, 4:25 AM
There is a curious similarity I’ve noticed sometimes, between artwork made by the working class and work that is sanctioned for use by the state that you see in totalitarian dictatorships.

It seems to be an ingrained cultural insistence that artwork must strive to be as close to photographic in its representation as possible, and easily summarized, in order to be considered valuable, legitimate, or “useful” culturally.

Rather than recognizing an artwork for what it truly is - a new contribution to reality, there exists a self-imposed type of “entartete kunst” mindset, where any thought of doing something else has been quietly purged generation after generation, often beginning in the childhood of an artist, by the asking of the seemingly innocent question, “what is it?”.


David Senecal, 2019

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PapaGolf54 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Watching your artwork by PapaGolf54  
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HaiaShouster Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2017   Traditional Artist
Thanks for faving. !!! 
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GeaAusten Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2017  Professional General Artist
beautiful work !!
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DanNeamu Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2017
Many thanks for your appreciation
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HankBee Featured By Owner Edited Aug 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work is outstanding. That's a nice discovery
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moredrawingtime Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017   Traditional Artist
Beautiful work! It's really evocative. Reminds me of JMW Turner (minus the real world reference).
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LaurensSpruit Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
great great great work
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Yaksss Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017
Thanks for the favo., friend!! ;) (Wink) Sun 
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MauraBertoia Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for evry fav Hug 
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