"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell

Playing the appropriation game.

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Lichtenstein — In the Car — 1963

The chaotic, radioactive dots and force fields of the printed page vs Pop Art

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The painted glitch.

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What does art look like when it becomes philosophy?

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Nothing prepares you for your first time.

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Megan Archer is court painter to our modern aristocracy of celebrity. Like the subjects of Velazquez, Sargent and Warhol, her famous faces are a mirror of importance and power, but not their own: ours. [Beauty Pageant Girl] We vest celebrities with the fabric of fascination, spinning aura out of our own attention. The actual emperor […]

Philip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirtPhilip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirt

Those born from 1924-33 are nearly impervious to Middlebrow’s discourse.