A few months ago I bought three bow ties, they were good ones (said the sales dude) and half-off the already 75% reduction – or about $3 each. I applauded my frugality and kept peeking at the original price tags that showed $40 and how badly I had beaten the man! Once the heady rush of my retail conquest had faded, a troubling bit of reality wormed its way into my consciousness – tying a bow tie was a man-skill that I lacked. I might just as well have purchased three new slide rules for all the good they were gonna do me. I will turn 48 tomorrow and I have made my peace with the skill set that I possess, why trouble myself with the […click to read the rest]
Below you will find a segment of an opening paragraph to an essay response to a question regarding the phases of Modern Art. I’m stumped, anyone wanna take a stab at what they were talking about? Much with the never halting march of mankind, as civilization continued its inevitable revolutionizing of formerly steadfast views of what constituted the ideologies surrounding the concept of imagined communities, its malleable nature gave way to transmutations of something more; the aftermath for which resulted in the distinct separation of these works which constituted the pre-modern, the early modern, and the modern.
Marcel the Shel… [iframe: MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.