ART: Why It is Done?

From: IN%"[email protected]" "Art Criticism Discussion Forum" 11-JUN-1993
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>
> Help! I need to find out about the Situatiionists and Debord's idea
> or urban spectacle (someone mentioned this earlier). Where do I find
> material on this? Book? Also -- if a work is described as
> "Contemporary Baroque" what does this mean? Or a body of work?
> I know what Baroque art looks like, but applied to today's
> cultural phenomenon? And, and...does anyone know who said
> "Being an artist is the best career if you can survive
> the first forty years." Matisse? Believe it or not,
> I need this info. for my research. I know these questions
> can be answered by all the art hist. scholars and writers
> out there. Hurry, hurry! Think summer fun..
>

One of the silent 193 no doubt.

Paul
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editor, FineArt Forum
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