Why we have not yet come out of the Post-Modern era

for the time being, the dominant narrative, the meta-narrative, is “whatever the market likes.” That is to say, our aesthetic value hinges on capitalism, economic growth, consumption, and crucially, sales. And even though such a narrative is essentially arbitrary and ugly, it nonetheless dictates our value. In other words, it is a dirty little secret latent in the art world. Continue reading Why we have not yet come out of the Post-Modern era

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