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  • Re: Why is modern art so bad?

    But, as Kingston said, abstract is hard to do.

  • Re: Why is modern art so bad?

    You know a lot of these artists who are held in high esteem now were basically spat on while they were alive?
    To be sure. But they were spat on basically for not producing high-quality enough art, not the opposite. I think we can agree at least on that point.
  • Re: Why is modern art so bad?

    tassieguy said:

    Artists like Cezanne, Picasso, Pollock and Rothko made paintings that appeal precisely because they are not about the exact reproduction of visual reality.
    I think including Picasso, Dali, or Cezanne with either Pollock and Rothko is an insult. The latter were talentless shysters. Generally, art quality started to decline with them, and after Warhol, it went even further downhill. 
  • Re: Why is modern art so bad?

    This again…

    Why does it bother you?
    Because most modern art are an insult to those who spend years perfecting craftsmanship.

    Titian would take years to complete a masterpiece, as did Turner and other masters. Today's art standard is so low you can't distinguish between something a chimpanzee would do whilst having a panic attack or a modern "sculpture."

    As I said, it's about self-absorption. It seems as though there is a competition to see who can do worse, and not better, and the art establishment supports it every time some horrendous piece of trash wins a prize or it's framed in a "museum."

    Classical art shaped our civilisation, modern art is misshaping it.
  • Re: Why is modern art so bad?

    Kingston said:
    You need some art therapy. 
    Hitler had a similar view to modern art. He was a failed artist embittered by what he felt was Divient and un-pure. 
    "Godwin's Law is an Internet adage asserting that "if an online discussion (regardless of topic or scope) goes on long enough, sooner or later someone will compare someone or something to Hitler or Nazism."

    Anyway, Hitler was a better painter than Pollock, Matisse, and Rothko. But it doesn't say much, really... a raccoon on acid is at their same level.

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