Bitch, Douchebag, and Fucking: i never realized how much i hate modern art until i took a
 class in modern art
 t's so pretentious, like half of the pieces we've looked at have
 been purportedly commenting on elitism in art and income
 disparities when the piece itself sold for thousands of dollars
 to be put in a museum for rich people to look at. you're
 supposed to look at barren canvases with vague splotches of
 color and meditate on the nature of life, navelgazing for an
 hour. bitch I can do that in my own home for free. most of the
 time the pieces themselves don't require any skill, it's just an
 asshole with some bright idea thatno one has ever
 thought of before(which is bullshit, originality is a myth)
 and the gall to pretend that they re saying something
 meaningful. A bunch of postmodernists specialize in literal
 plagiarism but with a different title. wow so edgy. really
 thought provoking. you sure are making a statement that's
 care
 the most egregious example is this bullshit
 this is an overhead view of a plaza wherein some famous guy
 was commissioned to design a public art piece for. The brick
 and nonfunctional fountain was already there. The sculpture?
 a literal wall of iron bisecting the courtyard. this guy was paid
 over 100k to design this.
 Now, this is located in a city, smack dab in the middle of a
 bunch of office buildings. Workers who had to spend 8 hours
 a day 5 days a week doing menial desk jobs had to look at
 this ugly piece of shit. You want to have a nice picnic during
 lunch break with your work buddies? tough shit. You get tilted
 arc instead fucko. You can't see from one end of the courtyard
 to another because some dick thought rebar sheet metal was
 more important. It also impeded movement between the
 buildings so that you have to go around this fucking obstacle
 instead of just fucking walking from one side to the other
 So yeah, these workers got pissed, because you're making
 an ugly place even uglier for obscene amounts of money
 without thinking about the ppl who actually have to look at it
 every day (who had no say in the design). There have been
 countless studies done on stress and related health problems
 in office workers and having to look at ugly as sin shit like this
 piece of work actually contributes to stress and decreases
 mental and physical health (as opposed to pretty scenery or
 When the designer was told what people thought of his
 masterplece, he threw an absolute shitfit. "art doesn't have to
 be pretty", he said. "art isn't for the public
 while it is absolutely true that art doesn't have to be
 aesthetically pleasing to be meaningful or relevant, putting
 this fucking monstrosity in a place where people are forced to
 look at it day in day out, in addition to the ugly buildings and
 streets and shit that comprises the rest of their lives is just
 kind of a dick move. Yes, people are painfully aware that life
 and art and all that shit isn't always pretty, they're the ones
 who have to live with that fact, not some pompous asshole
 who thinks he's god's gift to man because he put some metal
 wall in a
 And yeah, not all art is for the public. Art can be self-
 expression or just for your own enjoyment. But if you are
 being commissioned by the state, paid hundereds of
 thousands of tax dollars to make a PUBLIC art piece, yeah,
 it's for the public! saying that other people have no say in
 what that public art piece looks like, implying that if other
 people don't like your art that they just Don't Understand True
 Art TM, is this hugely egotistical self-masturbatory elitism that
 puts the artist above the working people (when like the whole
 point of art is supposed to be disrupting this kind of bullshit
 But that's not even the best part. This fucking douchebag.
 upon being told that people don't want this metal wall in their
 courtyard and that they want him to move it, freaks the FUCK
 out about how he "designed it just for this space and taking it
 out of its context would destroy it". Which like, yeah context is
 important when understanding the meaning of a piece. but
 iterally the only meaning of this piece was "i got paid obscene
 amounts of money and im gonna use it to make the ugliest
 thing i can think of literally just because. If you move it out of
 the context of the plaza it wouldn't be impeding foot traffic or
 being an eyesore to the workers who are forced to spend thein
 days there, which is destroying the purpose of the work. So in
 the end this guy opts to have the piece destroyed rather than
 moved because he can't stand to have hishigh art
 removed from its PurposeTM which is to be unpleasant. i dont
 give a single goddamn fuck about
 whatever the fuck, if it's causing people stress on top of their
 already stressful lives just because you thought it would be
 great to create this atrocity in a place where no one can
 escape from, you're not advancing anything. you're just
 So now the space has been converted to a rather plesant little
 oasis with plants and lots of benches.
 anyways thats my dissertation on how much i hate
 contemporary art and find it to lack relevance or meaning to
 the people it supposedly represents or defends. it takes itself
 too seriously and imposes arbitrary and hypocritical
 statements on the nature of art at the expense of any real
 substance. in the world we live in, pretty things for the sake of
 being pretty, having stories that are entertaining and engaging
 and relatable, having fun and feeling good in a world that
 devalues those things, etc. are far more impactful and radical
 than anything sitting in a museum created by some millionaire
 who jacks off to their 'fine art. thanks for coming to my ted
 talk have a good night
 #"that just means you're uncultured' i literally give no fucks susan
 #im not interested in elitism and you can suck a dick
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The Elitism of Art

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absolutely
thanks
thanks
good night
good night
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escape
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different
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a dick
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suck a dick
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walking
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find
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people
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always
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guy
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making
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side
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income
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use
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buddies
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every day
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fine
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your own
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stand
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rich
fine art
fine art
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context
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for
contemporary art
contemporary art
notes
notes
sheet metal
sheet metal
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what
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example
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the time
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now
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modern art
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real
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modern
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you
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public
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thing
they
they
freaks
freaks
make
make
the world
the world
all
all
move
move
own
own
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gods
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think
the artist
the artist
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plagiarism
day
day
health
health
myth
myth
means
means
man
man
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etc
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making a
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city
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ppl
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dissertation
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sin
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rebar
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tax
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one
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top
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can
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brick
him
him
lots
lots
color
color
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who
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sake
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class
create
create
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iron
foot
foot
stress
stress
rest
rest
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make a
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working
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yes
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fun
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arc
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ted talk
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another
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idea
art
art
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got
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how
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Dab
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Been
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Asshole
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Artist
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Single
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Nice
Design
Design
Metal
Metal
Understanding
Understanding
Thought
Thought
The State
The State
Piece of Shit
Piece of Shit
Never
Never
Elitism
Elitism
Bullshit
Bullshit
All That
All That
Tough
Tough
Physical
Physical
Edgy
Edgy
Relatable
Relatable
World
World
Time
Time
The Middle
The Middle
Space
Space
Office
Office
Nature
Nature
Meaning
Meaning
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Live
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Jobs
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Home
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Good
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Fuck
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Free
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Dick
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Desk
Break
Break
Best
Best
Work
Work
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yeah
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Wow
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Ugly
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True
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Traffic
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Ted
Streets
Streets
shit
shit
pretentious
pretentious
Oasis
Oasis
Money
Money
Life
Life
Fucking
Fucking
douchebag
douchebag
Bitch
Bitch

i never realized how much i hate modern art until i took a class in modern art t's so pretentious like half of the pieces we've looked at have been purportedly commenting on elitism in art and income disparities when the piece itself sold for thousands of dollars to be put in a museum for rich people to look at you're supposed to look at barren canvases with vague splotches of color and meditate on the nature of life navelgazing for an hour bitch I can do that in my own home for free most of the time the pieces themselves don't require any skill it's just an asshole with some bright idea thatno one has ever thought of beforewhich is bullshit originality is a myth and the gall to pretend that they re saying something meaningful A bunch of postmodernists specialize in literal plagiarism but with a different title wow so edgy really thought provoking you sure are making a statement that's care the most egregious example is this bullshit this is an overhead view of a plaza wherein some famous guy was commissioned to design a public art piece for The brick and nonfunctional fountain was already there The sculpture? a literal wall of iron bisecting the courtyard this guy was paid over 100k to design this Now this is located in a city smack dab in the middle of a bunch of office buildings Workers who had to spend 8 hours a day 5 days a week doing menial desk jobs had to look at this ugly piece of shit You want to have a nice picnic during lunch break with your work buddies? tough shit You get tilted arc instead fucko You can't see from one end of the courtyard to another because some dick thought rebar sheet metal was more important It also impeded movement between the buildings so that you have to go around this fucking obstacle instead of just fucking walking from one side to the other So yeah these workers got pissed because you're making an ugly place even uglier for obscene amounts of money without thinking about the ppl who actually have to look at it every day who had no say in the design There have been countless studies done on stress and related health problems in office workers and having to look at ugly as sin shit like this piece of work actually contributes to stress and decreases mental and physical health as opposed to pretty scenery or When the designer was told what people thought of his masterplece he threw an absolute shitfit art doesn't have to be pretty he said art isn't for the public while it is absolutely true that art doesn't have to be aesthetically pleasing to be meaningful or relevant putting this fucking monstrosity in a place where people are forced to look at it day in day out in addition to the ugly buildings and streets and shit that comprises the rest of their lives is just kind of a dick move Yes people are painfully aware that life and art and all that shit isn't always pretty they're the ones who have to live with that fact not some pompous asshole who thinks he's god's gift to man because he put some metal wall in a And yeah not all art is for the public Art can be self- expression or just for your own enjoyment But if you are being commissioned by the state paid hundereds of thousands of tax dollars to make a PUBLIC art piece yeah it's for the public! saying that other people have no say in what that public art piece looks like implying that if other people don't like your art that they just Don't Understand True Art TM is this hugely egotistical self-masturbatory elitism that puts the artist above the working people when like the whole point of art is supposed to be disrupting this kind of bullshit But that's not even the best part This fucking douchebag upon being told that people don't want this metal wall in their courtyard and that they want him to move it freaks the FUCK out about how he designed it just for this space and taking it out of its context would destroy it Which like yeah context is important when understanding the meaning of a piece but iterally the only meaning of this piece was i got paid obscene amounts of money and im gonna use it to make the ugliest thing i can think of literally just because If you move it out of the context of the plaza it wouldn't be impeding foot traffic or being an eyesore to the workers who are forced to spend thein days there which is destroying the purpose of the work So in the end this guy opts to have the piece destroyed rather than moved because he can't stand to have hishigh art removed from its PurposeTM which is to be unpleasant i dont give a single goddamn fuck about whatever the fuck if it's causing people stress on top of their already stressful lives just because you thought it would be great to create this atrocity in a place where no one can escape from you're not advancing anything you're just So now the space has been converted to a rather plesant little oasis with plants and lots of benches anyways thats my dissertation on how much i hate contemporary art and find it to lack relevance or meaning to the people it supposedly represents or defends it takes itself too seriously and imposes arbitrary and hypocritical statements on the nature of art at the expense of any real substance in the world we live in pretty things for the sake of being pretty having stories that are entertaining and engaging and relatable having fun and feeling good in a world that devalues those things etc are far more impactful and radical than anything sitting in a museum created by some millionaire who jacks off to their 'fine art thanks for coming to my ted talk have a good night #that just means you're uncultured' i literally give no fucks susan #im not interested in elitism and you can suck a dick 53922 notes The Elitism of Art Meme