A 27,000 year-old necklace

white people

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Dates from the Ice Age.

At this point, I am totally showing off.

Maybe Vox Day’s Time to Civilization concept would be best applied to tools and jewelry evolution?

I’d say coins but we literally invented numismatics. The Goddess Moneta’s temple was literally opposite the ancient mint. [Some sources claim in the Temple but it was all generally the same sacred space.]

Are modern artists, con artists?

You be the judge. This has been going on at least a century.

http://www.artinsociety.com/the-controversies-of-constantin-brancusi-princess-x-and-the-boundaries-of-art.html

In person, ordinary lighting:

More like Princess XXX.

See also:

http://livehopething.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/tin-of-shit-valued-at-8000000.html

“Critics of modern art will at least applaud the irony. The Tate Gallery has paid £22,300 of public money for a work that is, quite literally, a load of excrement.”

At least they’re not taking the piss.


That’s this one.

Similar postmodern horrors at http://www.oddee.com/item_98781.aspx

You think the poo emoji is bad? They want to make an Emoji Movie.
You haven’t seen the like of Shit Fountain.

http://weburbanist.com/2010/12/19/poop-culture-11-examples-of-excellent-excrement-art/

21st century. No flying cars, this degeneracy.

Some of it is self-aware in a good way.

“Seeing your ideas live on in the works of others”
If feminism were this witty, I’d be one.

I know that one by experience.

I see you rip-off merchants, and I won’t be blogging (here) forever. I’m getting tired of the meme thing and looking into other arts, one day I’ll submerge from this.
Good luck finding me again to pinch things wholesale when that happens.

 

Video: The Truth About Modern Art

It’s all ‘performance art‘. All of it.

What is performance art? Nobody knows.

What makes it good or bad? There are no standards.

Why do they do it? It makes a lot of money and allows rich people to avoid taxes. The Left don’t have a problem with that type of tax evasion scheme.

See also: Why is modern art so bad?

Link: Battling the aesthetics of modernity

http://www.socialmatter.net/2016/01/12/battling-the-aesthetics-of-modernity/

Trigger warning: gross abortion picture you don’t want to see if you’re eating as I definitely wasn’t…. 

*sound of hiding pasta*

Worst part? At first I thought it was an art project.

Why? Because I’ve seen an IRL art project that looked just like it at a glance.

These are facts.

By triggering aesthetic’s counterpart, disgust, you’re furthering the Overton window.

Arts policy is the crucial policy

http://www.democracyjournal.org/36/museums-can-change-will-they.php?page=all

I tell my students, and only somewhat flippantly, that arts policy is the most important policy arena. Seriously? Well, most people think health policy is right up there—but why live longer if life isn’t worth living? And if you don’t think government has a lot to do with whether and how you can engage with art, you just don’t understand the situation. ….

yes nod sup Lestat IWTV film uhuh I know

The question begs – What Are Museums For?

I just.... I don't even know what to....what??

It’s funny how the anti-capitalist art fans don’t want to stop the tax breaks on art.
If they did, the market for “modern” aka crap art, would collapse overnight.

Europhile politicians right now