35 Years On, I think that “Postliberal” sums it up
One man's kitsch is another man's art. That particular painting illustrates a complaint I have about much of contemporary art: art with a message, in contrast with art that gives a gut reaction of the viewer to its beauty. I don't like intellectual statements in works of art, regardless of the politics behind it.While the didactic approach works for me when I am reading something, it leaves me cold when I am observing a putative work of art.If it looks good, fine. I don't need an explanation from an art critic about what it means. A cousin's husband has made a good living as a freelance artist. His works look good to my eye; I enjoy looking at them. Message, schmessage.
DAVE:(claps his hand to his forehead)Whoa!
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