I sure hope not
I agree that many of these works are overpriced, but they are far from worthless. I think you're completely missing the point of modern art; it's not so much about aesthetic pleasure (which has been done a million times), but about discovering new ways to express one's self and one's society. Modern art is essentially a redefinition of culture, society, and expression through experimentation with media.
So if Oprah did something similar now, it wouldn't be worth anything because it's been done before. But when this 'red line' painting was done for the first time, it was a total upheaval of hundreds of years' of artistic and cultural tradition. Context is very important to modern art, and it rejects the idea that pretty pictures are the best pictures because, ultimately, that's not what art is about.
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL: You need to offer better English courses. Your students should know the difference between 'your' and 'you're' by now.
Very true. America was a great country in the 20th century - it was the first country where people could actually fulfill their dreams and find a better life. It truly was fantastic.
But how could anyone take this country seriously now? Seriously, the international community sees a senseless war, people like Trump and Palin as serious candidates for office (REALLY?!), and infantile debates over things like Planned Parenthood to block the entire government's budget. Oh, I forgot - the birth certificate and pictures of bin Laden.
America needs to get its shit together. That, and it needs to wake up and realize that 'empires' always fall, and America can still be a great country even if it is gasp number TWO.
Spot on. I would have liked to make it you're but since I couldn't, I went for the irony instead.
I think you'd be hard pressed to find a group of people who are more proud and nationalistic than Americans.
Your grammar is atrocious.
If she doesn't want to get rapped, that bitch gotta learn how to beatbox and rhyme.
My argument is invalid.
Anyone else have the "Is gay marriage wrong?" advertisement under the post?