Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Of all the categories or subsets of culture, fine art is the most conservative. It's right there in the first word of the name. Conservatism doesn't make it better or worse as such, tout court. It defines the boundaries.

Related: Arguments from the necessity of utopianism are like arguments from the necessity of God.

The politics of theological argument is always conservative. A desire for worldly perfection resolves to the perfection of the desirer, and/or an object.

Two models of worldly perfection, technocratic genius and art objects, are united in the desires of the financier.
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The video, if it vanishes, is Adam Lindemann and his wife, Amalia Dayan [yes], at the "Artelligence" conference.

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