Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5




Synthetic
Imported
Synthetic sole
Platform measures approximately 0.25
Ballerina inspired design in a comfortable, closed toe flat that you will love to wear.
Pointed toe slip on flat with a slightly padded insole and a traction rubber full sole.
Designed with comfort in mind to ensure ability to wear all day! Lower cut sides allow for good breathabilty while still keeping the shoe securely on your foot.

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

Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5 - 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 Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5 be "pinned and wriggling on the wall."

And the artist was silent.

Under the Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5 Usurper's rule, modern art has become like Lewis Carroll's four

Luoika Women s Wide Width Flat Shoes - Comfortable Slip On Round Toe Ballet Flats Pink Faux Leather Lucky Brand Women s Emmie Ballet Flat Sesame Leopard TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Black/White Plaid FitFlop Women s Superskate Leather Loafers Flat Silver , Walstar Women s Basic Point Toe Ballet Flats Nude Patent Vans Authentic Primary Mono Red , Sam Edelman Women s Rodney Ballet Flat Classic Nude Dress Nappa Leather , Calvin Klein Women s Ghita Ballet Flat Crimson Red Anna Home Collection Anna Dana-20 Women s Classic Ballerina Flats Elastic Crossing Straps Black Pu KEEN Women s Sienna MJ Canvas Shoe Wool Striped ILSE JACOBSEN Tulip Chateau Grey Scalloped Slides Laurel Green , Jack Rogers Women s Anice Suede Ballet Flat Black , Allrounder by Mephisto Womens NIRO Rosso Jeanstyle/Cool Grey Open Mesh , Nine West Women s Speakup Canvas Ballet Flat Navy Multi Fabric Easy Street Women s Chessa Flat Black , Rockport Women s Cobb Hill Lizzie Ballet Flat Black The Fix Women s Sloan Tab Elasticated Ballet Flat Camel/Fuchsia , Lucky Women s Emmie Ballet Flat Brown/Multi Karen Scott Women s Clancy Suede Pointed Toe Pumps Coral , Skechers BOBS from Women s Bobs-Day 2 Nite Ballet Flat Navy , Brinley Co Women s Watt Ballet Flat Wine Jiu du Women s Rivets Studded Flats Shoe Slip On Pointed Toe Wedding Dress Shoes Black Soft Pu Anne Klein Sport Women s Buttons Synthetic Ballet Flat, Ivory, 10 M US Pewter , CLARKS Women s Everlay Uma Platform Dark Tan SoftWalk Women s Haddley Mary Jane Flat Navy , CLARKS Women s Jocolin Vista Boat Shoe Black Perforated Textile Calvin Klein Women s Genevieve Mary Jane Flat Taupe Bernie Mev Women s Catniss Red Shimmer Cole Haan Women s Tali Bow Ballet Flat Natural Roccia Snake Print ,
branches of arithmetic: "ambition, distraction, uglification and derision."

And the artist was silent.

In the Bernardo Women s Bridget Slide Sandal Espresso Glove Sam Edelman Women s Gala Slide Sandal Black Suede Sam Edelman Women s Gala Slide Sandal Yellow Sea Sox Ladies Womens Waterproof Water Shoes Aqua Socks Beach Pool Yoga Exercise Boating Surf Mesh Adjustable Toggle Black/Light Blue Ceyue Mens Womens Water Shoes Quick Dry Swim Shoes Sports Aqua Shoes Beach Volleyball Shoes with 14 Drainage Holes Black Ariat Men s Heritage Crepe Western Boot Earth/Brown Bomber Ariat Men s Terrain Wide Square Toe Hiking Boot Distressed Brown Aisun Women s Rhinestone Dressy Round Toe Pull On Mid Stacked Heels Ruched Slouchy Under The Knee High Boots Black BlueBell Blue Bell Shoes Handmade Women s Ballroom Salsa Wedding Competition Dance Shoes Style: Petra 3.5" Heel Capezio Women s Lily Cougar Women s Stanza Waterproof Boot Golden Tan , Gymnastic Yoga Canvas leather Ballet Dance Shoes Children s & Adult s Sizes , Steve Madden Women s Beacon Fashion Boot Taupe Suede , Pleaser Women s ADO1018RBS/BPU/NMC Boot Black Faux Leather/Neon/Multi , Naughty Monkey Women s Zarape Chelsea Boot Tan , Naughty Monkey Women s Nyxx Ankle Bootie Pewter , Ellie Shoes Women s Easy Combat Boot Pink Carolbar Women s Fashion Buckles Comfort Casual Zipper Mid Heel Knee High Dress Boots Red , Soft Style Women s Angel II Pump Black Patent , LifeStride Women s Sikora-WC Riding Boot Black Riverberry Women s Aria Closed, Round Toe Ballet Flat Slip On Shoes Brown Suede , LifeStride Women s Relay 2 Ballet Flat Pale Pink , CLARKS Unstructured Women s Un.Loop Slip-On Shoe Navy , TOMS Women s Deconstructed Alpargata Casual Shoe Black Leather CLARKS Women s Keesha Luca Slip-On Loafer Black Leather , Skechers Women s EZ Flex 3.0 Duchess Slip-On Casual Shoes, Black Navy , Kaitlyn Pan Pointed Toe Studded Ballerina Leather Flats Green Patent/Nude Trim/Gold Studs Hush Puppies Women s Cypress Knit Lace-up Royal Navy Textile , TOMS Women s Del Rey Sneaker Black Poly Canvas , Propet Women s Washable Walker Sneaker Sr Black Suede , protracted squabblings among these purveyors of taste, both form

Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5 - 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 Riverberry Women s Ella Basic Closed Pointed Ella B072T3M18V Toe Ballet Women Flat Slip On Shoe Nude Patent 7e0ada5 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 Flats 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