|Mah Pogeymanz. Let me show you them.|
|See that 'Browse Gallery' button down there? Yeah? You should hit it. Serious. There's more junk than you can believe sitting in my gallery waiting to be looked at.|
Defending the ArtsAmericans often claim they are open and accepting of all points view. In reality, they find many topics fear-evoking and taboo. Art plays an important role in keeping these subjects in our discourse and consciousness. For this reason, it is essential that the government support all art forms.Defending the Arts by DashNakeshi
I recently had the fortune to watch a docudrama called Dirty Pictures, which focuses on the Ohio court case prompted by a Robert Mapplethorpe photo exhibition. I felt appalled that such a big deal was made out of something that one could voluntarily attend, that the freedom of a gallery director and the well-being of his family was put on the line because someone found the pictures inappropriate. It made me think about why people would be offended by Mapplethorpes photographs.
What the prosecutors didnt realize in the Mapplethorpe case was that there is a difference between art and pornography. Art intends to evoke emotion, to demonstrate something that the artist thinks is
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| October: Another Anime Con '11 |
I will be in Artists Alley for my third year! Please stop by and visit me if you're in the area! :>
Other Sites I'm On:
Crystal Hikara @ Pokebeach
Crystal Hikara @ Smackjeeves
Current Residence: Nij'shiotora, Beght|
Favourite genre of music: Rock, preferrably hard/classic
Favourite style of art: 100% me!
Operating System: Windows XP
Wallpaper of choice: Shinies or fanarts Also DB...
Favourite cartoon character: Kurama, Hikaru from Angelic Layer, Subaru, my own, etc.
Personal Quote: "Dun wanna be no uptown fool"- Hot For Teacher