HOW ART BECAME CRAP

Modern art may be art but mostly it’s crap. Blame German intellectuals for the transition from art to crap:

It was the German Romantics who introduced the idea of “original genius” to modern society. … The artistic genius, according to 19th-century romantics, is a special kind of human being with unique visionary powers.The moment artists were taught to consider themselves superior mutant creative geniuses rather than practitioners of traditional crafts, it was only a matter of time before some would get tired of creative variation within the inherited conventions of their art and start rejecting the basic conventions.

Thus we end up with crap, more crap and even more crap acclaimed as works of genius.

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