Thursday, 2 February 2012

On Damien Hirst

Spot on: Heh, Modernism has been losing your mind for you ever since Marcel the Chump got a learned giggle out of his swiped urinal.

The humane reaction is to maintain a civilized agenda by feeding the hungry and comforting the beleaguered, meanwhile going ecological and mocking the foolish whenever they threaten really civilized values. It is the greatest mistake of our limping civilization to assume that all activities called artistic are civilized, or civilizing.

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