The Decline of the American Empire and Industrial Civilization, as seen through the eyes of a middle-class white guy.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Art for Love
Artists refine their technique for attention, in the belief that the excellence of their art justifies the feelings that inspired it. How could a crudely phrased note express true love? What would you do if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me? Friends don't do that, of course, but artists are reaching out to strangers for validation, and that requires skill.