Thursday, 6 July 2017

Welcome

This is a new blog written by anaesthetic which moves on from the art blog Piece de Resistance art blog concerning art criticism. The art world has moved on since 2007 so a new blog is now called for and this will be it.

Its mission is to expose the post truth art world for what it really is, unmercifully with essential factual truths. This will mean examining which particular visual art forms are being promoted, who their target audiences are and who is to benefit from their promotion.  This will require some serious research and ruthless criticism, so you can judge for yourself the seriousness and profundity of the enterprise.

Serious art history has become dominated by the global mega-rich whilst at the same time there has occurred a groundswell of more basic art produced by amateurs and part time professionals. This distinction is a crucial one and to look for art that has some value both have to be considered.

Welcome

This is a new blog written by anaesthetic which moves on from the art blog Piece de Resistance art blog concerning art criticism. The art w...