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

Earn your scarlet letter.

Categories: Haw-Haw, Kudos | 2 Comments

A badge to celebrate your feral tendencies!

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Why do middlebrows love to hate performance art?


The New Gods are stronger, faster, and smarter than other generations.

Categories: Art, HiLo Heroes | 2 Comments

A conceptual artist, self-inventor, and master of materials who constructed his strongest work out of intangibles, JOSEPH BEUYS (1921-1986) was our postcard deity in art school. His sense of the absurd combined with his high seriousness in presentation made him the perfect icon both for those that wanted to take him seriously, and for those […]

Categories: Read-outs | 4 Comments

HiLobrow gives thanks and praise to Peggy Nelson, David Smay, Mimi Lipson, Tor Aarestad, James Parker, and Greg Rowland, who contributed shout-outs to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. On Wednesday, we’ll publish the next installment of this series. After that, we may have to scale back the scope of these entries… it’s […]