Monday, February 13, 2017

Regrettably, Every World is Now a Province of Politics

The art world is now a province of politics, alas.
‘Beauty," Camille Paglia once wrote, "is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature." But as today's high-culture world descends into the morass of identity politics, beauty itself has surrendered to the politically correct nostrums of that world's masters, who in turn have distorted nature out of all symmetry and proportion....