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Crossroads of the (Art) World

Views of the Time Square Show (organized by Colab), 1980. Photo collage by Terise Slotkin

Views of the Time Square Show (organized by Colab), 1980. Photo collage by Terise Slotkin

With AIDS decimating the creative landscape, there was hardly a fight. The loss of a collectivized concept of art—at least as a mainstream process—is powerfully felt in the isolation of present-day artists, who for the most part are more willing to identify with previous generations than their own peers. It is a great victory for consumerism that even the most radical among us have chosen to filter ourselves through arts that have been authorized by corporate distribution.


via Crossroads of the (Art) World |Paris Review


 

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