But is it art?

Funny what you can get away with being a contemporary artist. For instance, here’s what one critic had to say about the Rosemary Laing exhibition at the MCA:

Each ensuing photograph takes the visitor deeper into an imagination determined to dislocate any convenient reading of normality with powerful symbolism.

I thought a more accurate description would be something along the lines of:

Laing’s cavalcade of art-school clichés and meticulously constructed yawnsterpieces takes the visitor deep into a very shallow mind determined to milk a handful of unoriginal and belaboured ideas far beyond their capacity to sustain the interest of anyone but the most hardcore pontificators of the arts wankerteriat.

Call me a philistine if you must.

One Comment Add yours

  1. groob says:

    Hehehehe.

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