Re: THEOS-L digest 1365
Dec 29, 1997 11:53 PM
by Mark Kusek
> Keith Price wrote:
> I think all the experimental, non-representational art that
> makes news has to be stranger and stanger, a kind of Andy Warhol joke at the
> audience, not with it.
Maybe some of it.
> I think there is a lot of interesting art that addresses spiritual issues
> around. I think the QUEST magazine makes a valuable forum for art that
> opens into a higher world of bliss and beauty.
Really? QUEST magazine?
> Of course, not all modern
> art is bad, but we are subjected to such ugliness sometimes and made to feel
> like Philistines or bumkins if we don't appreciate it.
Snobs, the whole lot of them, I say.
Notions of beauty are very different nowadays than they have been in the
> I am thinking about
> a lot over scale art in front of our buildings in Houston. They are
> psuedo-Calder-Miro-ish papier mache atrocities on a grand scale. I didn't
> want to search it for meaning. It was repulsive. The neo-classical and
> neo-gothic office towers gave me a since of peace and serenity. Of course,
> art is THE SHOCK OF THE NEW, but I for one am a little burned out.
Giving a sense of peace and serenity aren't always the intention of
There's never a lack of debate whenever tax dollars are spent on public
Thank God, we're free to scream about it if we hate it.
Sorry you're so burnt.
WITHOUT WALLS: An Internet Art Space
[Back to Top]
Dedicated to the Theosophical Philosophy and its Practical Application