We are in the midst of artistic Loudness Wars. In my first draft of this column, I thought of bringing up Allen Ginsberg and Rupi Kaur and Marcel Duchamps and Andy Warhol and Andres Serrano and all the usual suspects, but frankly, it’s all so tiresome. No sirrah! I shall not bloviate on the usual […]
Editor: Introducing Paul Rhoads, a painter, YouTuber, and now our latest columnist: Among the innovations which must be tolerated in today’s world, none is so burlesque, deformed and perverse as that which passes for “art”. Once a pillar under the fronton of western society, now it is a rainbow whirligig lurching erratically above, a flying […]
Banal observations, meek style, and nearly complete absence of poetic images—such is “Yael,” an “important” and “brilliant” “non-binary” epic.