The Triumph of Anti-Art: Chapter 5

William Anastasi: Talk About Dumb Anastasi: “The drawings were made of dots. I found that if I didn’t look where I was putting the dots, it turned out better then if I did look.” McEvilley: “You got better results with your eyes closed?” A: “A thousand times better.” In regards to Modernism ending A: “I… Continue reading The Triumph of Anti-Art: Chapter 5

The Triumph of Anti-Art: Chapter 1 & 2

Kant, Duchamp, and Dada: The Background Anti (prefix): “opposite, against” along with “in exchange, instead.” In order to create work that is against painting or against art, you have to understand what has previously been defined as painting and art. I agree entirely with Duchamp’s proposition that taste is a habit and “the repetition of… Continue reading The Triumph of Anti-Art: Chapter 1 & 2