Sunday, March 20, 2016

The Met Breuer. I walked onto the floor and there it was. I had no idea. The last time I saw it, the last time it was in the US, was 1986. And I'm sure what happened the last time a great Titian was in NY, happened again. Fuckers.

Titian, The Flaying of Marsyas, c. 1575 
It's a ridiculous show, but it doesn't bother me. It's sloppy as shit, but not decadent; it's healthy.
And they brought over one of the greatest paintings in the world. It's such an absurd indulgence I want to laugh.

For the rest, it felt like the Tate. That's not an insult. Give it time.
It's a ridiculous show, and that's a problem. But it's ridiculous in a way I didn't expect, and in a way I'm not used to seeing in NY.

NY isn't as sophisticated as it pretends to be. Foreigners know that.

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