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Unfortunately art is full of shit. Unfortunately, those of us in the arts who don’t subscribe to the shit on offer and whose art is inspired by science and reason can’t get our work shown. At its best art should challenge and inform, fire imagination and aspire. Most current art is either wallpaper or non comprehensible. It is then subsumed into the establishment to avoid the threat. I read a line this morning that British Airways is sponsoring and artist to work with the ‘famous’ Tracey Emin to put something inspiring onto their aircraft. One wonders how many people will want to fly BA with a pair of dirty knickers hanging off the tail fin. Art and science where once bedfellows but this seems not to be the case now. I have tried to initiate a discussion thread about this on this website but it seems to art allergic or possibly thinking I’m trying to advertise. Either way it’s been rejected.

Mon, 25 Jul 2011 09:03:29 UTC | #853735