This isn’t normal

via giphy

“Art requires the long look,” said culture critic Robert Hughes. In these dark times, art offers a way for people to interpret and cope with the paradoxes in American modernity.

The Kardashians reign. Big egos unite and mash together. Author Colson Whitehead proposes that in a future of uncertainty to “be kind to everybody, make art and fight the power.”

Shit is complicated. But there’s no better way to funnel the frustration than to rage into your art, not only to express dissent but to make people think twice and rise above sidedness altogether.

The world isn’t black and white, nor is it a Pantone color of the year. It’s more subtle and rapidly changing, shaken up and distorted until it finds balance again. Abstraction is a new certainty.

Whenever you buy one of the recommended products above on Amazon, earns an affiliate fee as part of the Amazon Associates Program. Your purchase helps support my blog efforts and pay for expenses such as hosting and domain renewal.

(See past issues)

…I have a small favor to ask. If you enjoy the blog and want to support high-quality posts, please help support with a small donation. If you have already donated, thank you for your continued support. Learn more.

Author: wells baum aka bombtune

A daily blogger who connects the dots between beats, culture, and technology.

2 thoughts on “This isn’t normal”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.