Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e




canvas
Game of Thrones
Fabric: High quality canvas + Rubber
Including: 1 pair of shoes
Brand new and good quality!

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

Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e - 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 Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e be "pinned and wriggling on the wall."

And the artist was silent.

Under the Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e Usurper's rule, modern art has become like Lewis Carroll's four

DC Men s Heathrow Casual Skate Shoe Black/Black/Black Supra Men s Skytop IV Magnet/Black/White , NIKE Men s Zoom Janoski Slip Cpsl Skate Shoe Summit White/Blue Tint/Ivory DC Men s Stag Sneaker White/Gum , DC Men s Pure SE Skate Shoe Black/Grey/Black Adidas Campus Vulc II Adv - , DC Rebound High XE Skate Shoe Black Smooth Globe Men s Chase Skateboarding Shoe Dark Slate , Vans Herren Authentic Core Classic Sneakers Black/Black , HUF Men s Classic Lo Ess TX Black/Black , VANS Men s Atwood Skate Shoes, Durable and Comfortable Low-Top Lace-Up Style with Padded Tongue and Collar for Extra Comfort Black/Gum Emerica Men s Reynolds 3 G6 Vulc Skate Shoe Brown/White DC Women s Chelsea SE Skate Shoe Black/Gold , adidas Men s Matchcourt Sneakers White/White/White , Osiris Men s Helix Skateboarding Shoe Urban NIKE Men s Check Midnight Navy/White Vans Unisex Classic Slip-on (Checkerboard) Skate Shoe Checkerboard Estate Blue True White , DC Men s Trase TX Unisex Skate Shoe Black/Black/Brown Supra Vaider Skate Shoe Light Grey - White Vans Unisex Authentic (Kendra Dandy) Skate Shoe Mono Gargoyle Grey , Vans Womens Authentic DX Sneaker Blanc De Bl , Etnies Scam Skate Shoe Navy/White/Gum Etnies Men s Jameson Mtw Skate Shoe Brown/Navy The Walking Dead Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers 2 Styles Black 3 Etnies Scout YB Sneaker Black/White/Gum , Supra Scissor Skate Shoe Black/White-white , Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Shoes (Canvas) Black/True White , DC Men s Heathrow Skate Shoe Yellow/Gold , Vans Herren Authentic Core Classic Sneakers Navy
branches of arithmetic: "ambition, distraction, uglification and derision."

And the artist was silent.

In the Dolce Vita Women s Haviva Slide Sandal Indigo Linen Cole Haan Women s Anica Stud Slide Sandal Black Leather , OluKai Ohana Sandals - Men s Black/Dark Shadow , eyeones Men s Women s Lightweight Quick Drying Mesh Aqua Slip-on Water Shoes Perfect Match for Waterproof Phone Case Gray/Black-057cu , Outdoor Slip on Quick Dry Water Shoes Surf Exercise Beach Socks for Men Women Red Plant Oberm Women Men Water Shoes Quick Dry Beach Aqua Shoes Lightweight Swimming Shoes for Walking Surf Yoga Exercise Black Party Party 2829LEDSS Comfort Evening Dress Pump Sandals, Women Ballroom Dance Shoes (2.75", 3" & 3.5" High Heels) Sansha Women s Lyrica Pointe Ballet Shoe Roymall Women s Latin Dance Shoes With Rhinestone Ballroom Salsa Tango Performance Shoes,Model AF435 , TicTacToes Women s Lisa Leather Ballet Flat-Made in USA, IDIFU Women s Casual Mid Chunky Heels Platform Lace Up Full Zip Mid Calf Boots Red Bos. & Co. Women s Lune Mid Calf Boot Cognac Varse Leather , Sanita Women s Professional Cabrio Clog Dark Brown , Comfortview Women s Wide Lyric Mules White Timberland Men s Heston Mid Waterproof Boot Black VogueZone009 Womens Closed Round Toe High Heel Wedge Frosted Short Plush Solid Boots with Bandage Pu Black RF ROOM OF FASHION Brut-22 Glitter Slip On Chunky Heel Over The Knee Sock Stretchy Fitted Boots Black , Avia Men s Avi-Edge Cross-Trainer Shoe True Navy/Black/Frost Grey Nike Air Footscape Magista Flyknit F.C Men s Sneaker Team Red / Black-team Red-metallic Gold , RYKA Women s Tenacity Cross-Trainer Shoe Silver , Leoy88 Women Modern Novelty Bell-Bottoms Side Zipper With Lace Chunky High Heels Knee-high Boots Gray , Cobb Hill Rockport Women s Freshexcel Waterproof Flat Brown , AmoonyFashion Womens Closed Round Toe No Heels Frosted Short Plush Solid Boots with Non-Slipping Sole Beige Earth Women s Serano Mid Heel Pumps Merlot Full Grain Leather PUMA Sky II HI Explosive Puma Black/Puma Black , NIKE NikeCourt Zoom Cage 2 Women s Tennis Shoe White , New Balance Men s 1260V7 Running Shoe Bolt Blue/Energy Lime Vans Herren Authentic Core Classic Sneakers Black Vans Women s Sk8-Hi(TM) Core Classics Dress Blues/True White Beststore VAO New Hot Genuine Leather Shoes Women Butterfly-Knot Loafers Women Flats Ballet Autumn Winter Casual Flat Shoes Woman Moccasins 4 protracted squabblings among these purveyors of taste, both form

Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e - 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 Game of Game Thrones A Song of of Ice Shoes and Fire Shoes Canvas Shoes Sneakers Black/White White 2 48a920e 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 Skateboarding 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