After Minimalism Came Kitschism
I just finished watching "The price of Everything" on Netflix and I am all the more confirmed that the marketplace has killed art. After impressionism, expression and minimalism came kitschism, because that is what is fashionable now and selling for 75 million...consultants are telling rich people that a piece of art is stupid and meaningless and that is why they should buy it. And they do, for millions. It is all a con game using artists as pawns with no integrity ethics or rules. At the end of the documentary finally the truth is told that history is ruthless and it is very doubtful that the biggest selling artists living now will remain in history books, rather it is more likely they will be cut out. So artists, you have a choice to make, do you want fame and money now or have your art stay in history and be immortal?
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