Thursday, September 1, 2011

Adding Insult to Art

Lists are in ample supply this time of year. Colleges thrive on them -- best buy, best colleges, ultimate lists. You name it, there's a list (and, probably, an app) for that.
Artists, art historians, and curators make lists too (as we've discussed elsewhere on the blog).
A friend sent another link to me of the "Top 30" artist on artist insults, in terms of harsh-ness. See here. Yes, they're funny, sarcastic, and acerbic. But they're also insightful, pointed, and (in some cases) deeply revealing of the chronic divides between modern and avant-garde. Check it out and let me know what you think. . .

2 comments:

art gal said...

Boy, Dali sure had a lot of negative things to say about other artists, yet not one comment about him or his work made the list (unless that's who Frida Kahlo meant).?. Interesting.

Cortney Ragene said...

I am a little disappointed by the lack of Rothko insults on this list, he had some good ones, I'm sure of it!