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MTAA-RR » news » twhid » re artstar tv:

Feb 12, 2006


posted at 16:44 GMT by T.Whid in /news/twhid

I’m reversing my earlier ambivalence regarding the idea of I hate it.

How low can the art world stoop? answers that question by aping reality television. That is pretty fucking low. I’m actually a fan of reality TV, so, nothing against reality TV. I just think of art as being different from entertainment (perhaps naively).

There is a fine line between good Pop Art and a sickening psychophantical homage to the dominant media culture. Perhaps will stay on the the right side of that line. Perhaps it will be a brilliant critique of the reality TV phenomenon. Perhaps it will subtly explore the nuances of the life of a working artist in NYC or the nuances of different artists’ creative processes.

I doubt it.

It will be just a bunch of desperate artists doing their best to suck-up to the art world honchos as they watch their dignity being stabbed out like a stale cigarette. permanent link to this post

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