staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268




Velvet
suede sole
Upper Material: Velvet. Suede Sole: Indoor wearing. Rubber Sole: Outdoor wearing.
Heel height::4cm/1.57inch.
Durable, Lightweight and Comfortable. Shoe buckle & clip provides instant slip and release. For dancing use only; soles made of non slip suede.
Occasion: Suit for salsa,tango,ballroom dance,wedding party evening prom or other special occasion.
PLEASE MEASURE the length of bare foot and compare with Amazon's official size chart before ordering. If feet are fat, you can take bigger size.You can also email us your feet length, we will suggest the size.

UPDATES   ARTWORKS   WRITINGS   SCIENCE   LINKS   CONTACT   GALLERIES   BIO





Featured art of the Month, Cameo
Click for a closer look


Welcome to the personal art and counter-criticism site of
MILES   WILLIAMS   MATHIS


Resume or CV        blurb        Extended Bio

Co-founder of
La Guilde de la Blanchepierre
(The Guild of the White Stone)



please feed the web-kitty

use PAYPAL










^ The Triptych Altarpiece of ^
Harriet Westbrook Shelley
[15 feet (4.5 meters) tall]
link to detail photos




An Introduction to the Argument
against the Avant Garde

What would he do// Had he the motive and the cue for passion
That I have? He would drown the stage with tears
And cleave the general ear with horrid speech,// Make mad the guilty and appal the free,
Confound the ignorant and amaze indeed// The very faculties of eyes and ears.
                                                                                            
Hamlet

I am the chasm odonton—the mouthful of teeth. The ripper of armchairs: the ghost of Tolstoy, the right arm of Caravaggio, the sword of Cellini.

Beware Ye of Troy, I come bearing gifts. Words that shall bring your houses down upon you.

The artist James McNeill Whistler subtitled his famous book of letters
"Messieurs les Ennemis"Sirs, My Enemies!" That was in 1890. But such joyful antagonism is not stylish these days. It is one thing to quote Nietzsche, as everyone on both sides of every argument now does; it is another thing entirely to write like him....

This is the age of appeasement, of subordination. The artist is no longer the font; he is the shallow pool. Not the oracle, but the sump. The collection point of a thousand polluted expectations. The political tool of the untalented. The residue of education. The

staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268 - cst-cannes.info

handmaiden of the self-appointed in social criticism.

For the critics have dished it out over the last hundred years, vilifying all, dismissing everyone and everything that could not staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268 be "pinned and wriggling on the wall."

And the artist was silent.

Under the staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268 Usurper's rule, modern art has become like Lewis Carroll's four

Pilot Carolina Block Heel Jelly Sandals So Danca JZ45 Pre-Arched Split Sole Jazz Slip On Shoe Gold Pigeon Shoes Party Party SERA7010 Comfort Evening Dress Pump, Wedding Shoes: Women Ballroom Dance Shoes High-Medium Heel, Salsa, Tango, Latin, Swing Salsa Tango Swing Latin 50 Shades Of Black Dance Shoes Collection I, Comfort Evening Dress Wedding Pumps: Women Ballroom Dance Shoes For Latin, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Theater Art by Party Party (2.5" & 3" Heels) Capezio Women s CG16 Flex Mastr Tap Shoe , Balera Shoes Girls Character Shoes For Dance Womens Heels With Glitter And 1.5 Inch Heel , Gold Pigeon Shoes 50 Shades Of Men Standard 1" Heel Dance Dress Shoes Collection (Wide Width Available): Comfort Ballroom, Standard, Smooth, Latin, Salsa, Theather Art by Party Party S304 Black Leather Women s Ballroom Dance Shoes Tango Wedding Salsa Shoes S9206EB Comfortable-Very Fine 2.5" [Bundle of 5] , Party Party SERA7001 Comfort Evening Dress Pump, Wedding Shoes: Women Ballroom Dance Shoes 2.5" & 3" Heel, Salsa, Tango, Latin, Swing Salsa Tango Swing Latin Women s Ballroom Dance Shoes Salsa Latin Practice Shoes 6027FTEB Comfortable-Very Fine 1" [Bundle of 5] Flashing children children walking shoes men and women shoes single and round shoes White-single Wheel , DPO Women s Modern Ballroom Soft Sole Lace-up Breathable Dance Shoe 采集完成 , Dance Class Women s TS101 T-Strap Jazz Shoe 采集完成 50 Shades 5008 Comfort Evening Dress Pump Sandals, Women Ballroom Dance Shoes (2.5", 3" & 3.5" High Heels) , HXYOO Indoor Dance Shoes Women for Latin Ballroom Salsa Floral Satin 2.5" Heel Dance Class Women s T401 Mary Jane Tap Shoe , Abby 004 Womens Body Strap Latin Peep-toe Lace Professional Dance-shoes , Abby AQ-5012 Womens Custom Heel Open-toe Simple Chic Ankle Straps Soft Sole Cloth Dance-shoes 50 Shades 5008 Comfort Evening Dress Pump Sandals, Women Ballroom Dance Shoes (2.5", 3" & 3.5" High Heels) , Abby Womens Comfort Latin Modern Tango Cha-cha Custom Heel Peep-toe PU Professional Dance-shoes , TDA Womens T-strap Glitter Synthetic Salsa Tango Ballroom Latin Party Dance Shoes CM101 , TTdancewear Rhinestones Ballroom Dance Shoes Women Latin Salsa Bachata Performance Dance Shoes Suede Sole Tic-Tac-Toes Women s Swing Dance Shoe Capezio Women s Eos Canvas Jazz Shoe , Low Profile Unisex Dance Sneakers Bloch Dance Women s Jazzsoft Jazz Shoe ZAPROMA Genuine Leather Pointed Toe Stiletto Heel Pumps Shoes for Women Size 4-15 US , MSMAX Classic Ballet Dance Flat Yoga Practise Shoes KEESKY Girls Canvas Ballet Shoes Split-Sole Slippers Dance Shoes (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid/Women)
branches of arithmetic: "ambition, distraction, uglification and derision."

And the artist was silent.

In the KEEN Utility Women s Asheville at ESD Industrial and Construction Shoe Ink Blue/Eggshell Blue , OUYAJI Mens Womens Comfortable Water Shoes Barefoot Quick Dry Beach Playing Boating Underwater Swimming Yoga Shoes Green2 Ariat Men s Arena Rebound Work Boot, Black Elephant Print, 11.5 D US Black Elephant Print , adidas Wrestling Men s Response 3.1 Wrestling Shoe Yellow/Cwhite/Black Easy Works Women s Bentley Health Care Professional Shoe White 50 Shades Of Gold Dance Shoes Collection, Comfort Evening Dress Wedding Pumps, Ballroom Shoes For Latin, Tango, Salsa, Swing, Theather Art by 50 Shades (2.5" 3" & 3.5" Heels) , DailyShoes Women s Combat Style up Ankle Bootie Quilted Military Knit Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Pocket Boots Quilted Hot Pink Pu , Abby A29 Womens Sexy Supper High Heeled Nightclub Party Cross Dressing Overside US9-18 Open Toe Cross Ankle Strap PU Sandals , Very Fine Ballroom Latin Tango Salsa Dance Shoes for Women SERA7015 3-Inch Heel + Foldable Brush Bundle , MuckBoots Men s Pursuit Snake Proof Hunting Boot Realtree , Ariat Women s Probaby Western Cowboy Boot Driftwood Brown , Party Party 2829LEDSS Comfort Evening Dress Pump Sandals, Women Ballroom Dance Shoes (2.75", 3" & 3.5" High Heels) Cambridge Select Women s Closed Round Toe Lace-up Chunky Lug Sole Combat Boot Toffee Imsu , Reneeze ART-01 Women s Mid-Calf Boots Art-01 Khaki , Hishoes Warm Suede Snow Boots Winter Men s Casual Low Ankle Lace Up Martin Boots Anti-Slip Flat Walking Trainers Shoes Sneaker Black With Warm Lining LifeStride Women s Xandy Equestrian Boot Dark Grey Carlos by Carlos Santana Women s Quantum Fashion Boot Black , NIKE Men s SF AF1 Basketball Shoe Deep Burgundy/Black Klogs USA Unisex Boca Mule Navy EpicStep Men s Genuine Leather Dress Formal Casual Zip Lace Up Stylish Military Ankle Boots Black , Birkenstock Blue Footbed-Arch Support Flat Black Oiled Leather , Jessica Simpson Women s Praylee2 Pump Black Reebok Women s Freestyle Hi Walking Shoe White/Gum Dr Zen Sport 2 Men s Therapeutic Diabetic Extra Depth Shoe Leather Lace Black , Giordana Toester Shoes Toe Covers Black Diadora Men s B.Elite Court Shoe White/Optical/White Pristine , Etnies Womens Scout Sneaker Light Grey/Black/Orange DC Women s Chelsea SE Skate Shoe Turquoise Finn Comfort Womens sidonia-S Black/Anthrazit Patent/Filzhydro , ALLROUNDER by MEPHISTO Women s Fina Tex Sport Shoes Black Rubber/Brown G Nubuck protracted squabblings among these purveyors of taste, both form

staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268 - cst-cannes.info

and content have deconstructed; and the homunculi and homunculae have ascended the throne, naming their horses and gerbils co-consuls.

And the artist has remained silent.

But as Whistler—the Master of Badinageput it, "Art, that for ages has hewn its own history in marble and written its own comments on canvas, shall it suddenly stand still and stammer, and wait for wisdom from the passer-by, for guidance from the hand that holds neither brush nor chisel? Out upon the shallow conceit!"

It is time for the artist to speak! To crawl out from under the woodpile and to stamp his feet. To reclaim the armor of Athena and demand his inheritance from the Witchking. To bend the bow and pierce the axeheads and slay the suitors. To load the sling.

It may be asked, what of the other "artists?" What of the ironmongers, the paintspillers, the gluemen, the undertakers? Isn't your quarrel with them? No. There are no artists in that quarter. Only critics. Critics who flap and critics who chirp. But the critics who chirp are the louder. It is the critics who explain the onanism, the mastication, the ululation and defecation who must be outslandered, outbuggered, undercut and overtopped. Trimmed and fluffed. Defeathered and retarred.

It is thought that I am mad. But follow me through the gentle maze, and listen. Clement Greenberg, the Pope of Presumption, said of painting in staychicfashion Women Boots s Modern B07559VKTP Practice Social Dance Shoes Jazz Ankle Jazz Boots Lace-up 采集完成 bb1c268 1949:

Though it started on its "modernization" earlier perhaps than the other arts, it has turned out to have a greater number of expendable conventions embedded in it, or these at least have proven harder to isolate and detach. As long as such conventions survive and can be isolated, they continue to be attacked in all the arts that intend to survive in modern society.

Here is the green worm at the core. The seed of the wart. Because Mr. Greenberg could smoke more cigs than anyone else, he got the title page, the banner, the masthead, and everyone since has written in very small letters
I must make art that is about art over and over until the book is finished, the corpse burned and the ashes scattered. A non-artist will tell us what artistic conventions are expendable. The most galling thing though is that "intend to survive" threat. As if the artist need justify his existence to the critic. But I am the primary producer here: you can justify yourself to me, you future footnote, you Eunuch of the Muses!

Arthur Danto wrote, in 1995,

It was as though there were some internal historical development in the course of which art came to a kind of philosophical self-awareness of its own identity. In a curious and somewhat Ballet & Dance perverse way, I thought, art has turned into philosophy. From now on the task is up to philosophers, who know how to think in the required way.

Arthur Danto, former philosophy professor, Columbia University. Now art critic, The Nation. I have only one question. A question of grammar. Does "in a curious and somewhat perverse way" modify "art has turned" or "I thought"?

Basta! Finito! The whole claim of modern art is so absurd it isn't worth pursuing any further! The very existence of such theories, their acceptance by anyone, is cause for a decade of Weltschmerz, of weeping and rending of tunics. It may seriously call for some sort of ritual cleansing, an act of purification, an offering to the gods. A bevy of frenzied virgins to tear some smug bastard in Soho limb from limb for his sins to art. At least an off-Broadway tragedy of Sophoclean splendor, with wild-haired Corybantes whirling in their bacchanalian madness, depicting this catharsis.

Oh Fathers and Teachers, I claim that analysis is not art. Philosophy is not art. Politics is not art. Destruction is not art. Framing is not art. Finding is not art. Thinking is not art. Randomness is not art. Pathology is not art. Everything that a fool does easily is not art.

Fathers and Teachers, I claim that art is rare. Art requires talent. Art requires isolation. Art requires depth. Art requires subtlety. Art requires mystery. Art requires emotion. Art requires inspiration. The artist tells you what he must do, not what you must do.

Fathers and Teachers, I maintain that all art stands upon two legs: craftsmanship and character. Technique is not art. Emotion is not art. Together they may be art. Or not.

Oh, Fathers and Teachers, to the young artist ask first this question: would you rather be the greatest artist of the 21st century and be unknown during your lifetime; or be the richest artist and know the ghosts of Michelangelo and Van Gogh are laughing at you?

We must burn the fields and plow twice and find fresh seed. The error runs too deep. We must change the binary code from 0's and 1's to 3's and 8's. The gravitational forces have become too strong, and the young artist cannot get out of bed, much less hang the sky and kiss the cloudfroth. Even Vincent had to live on the outskirts of a dying star; now he would have to survive on the lip of the Black Hole. We need forty days of rain and a smallish Ark.

All of history lies at our feet. The ground is so rich it stinks of fertility. And yet we paint, or paint over, the same things each morning, shoe and unshoe the same horse ad nauseum. Someone paints a saint and someone else defiles it. A man in Jackson Hole paints a landscape and a woman in New York City rapes herself upon it. All sequels. All reactionary. The avant garde even more than the merest bowl of fruit. The sage of the university says, "but there is nothing new under the sun." Not until we create it, Brother Ass. Refrain from breathing all the available air for a moment, refrain from blocking all the light, and see what lovely vines begin curling out of the earth!





Russian Girl. oil. 28 x 18 in.                              Joachim. charcoal. 16 x 12 in.

0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8