Tag Archives: bertram lewin

pining for the grey elysium

Can an artist be beyond the reach of criticism because they have been so institutionalized and commodified by the taste makers of celebrity? Are we buying the talent, the art or the brand, like the steak and sizzle distinction. The … Continue reading

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charisma of the radiant but broken

Soul under the spell of the moon. The thrill. The construction of empty form. Kitsch before there was kitsch. It meant using high art to express low life, the underworld and it was the beginning of sensationalism that the reign … Continue reading

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