Terrorism and Postmodern Art

There are people in the world who can’t stand to see that beauty and creativity exist. The guy who took a hatchet to the Pieta of Michelangelo. The Taliban leader who chose to blow up the Buddhist cliff sculptures.

Destruction of Art, Postmodernism, and Being a Whole Person

Today I was looking for alternative news outlets, and I came a link to the dated article, Museum [The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center] Proposes Melting Lee Statue to Make New Artwork, Oct. 21, 2021, Bloomberg, US edition. Which piqued my interest for one reason: as a variation on the postmodern project⁠—destroying an artwork …

The Great Fraud, How Postmodernism Abuses Art

The Tufts project by Jenny Polak does two things that are classic postmodern sabotage. They use the esteemed status of art, made possible by great artists, to elevate a protest to a grander status. And by dedicating their reputation, resources, and their art department to juvenile protest posters scattered around the campus they suck the life out of aesthetic innovation, advancement, and the soul of art.