What was revolutionary about the Western concept of high art

    In a nutshell:

    McLuhan is of course right. The issue is knowing whether you're the king's courtier or the brat. Since being the brat-rebel is cool, many courtiers fancy themselves that, when in fact they're the complete opposite. There is however one clear sing you're the brat... https://t.co/Ys7KwO262V

    — Antonio García Martínez (@antoniogm) February 17, 2019

    An artist does not pander to tribe, nor monarch, nor patron, nor the masses for that matter. Pandering to the latter is "popular art". Pandering to the others, that's craft, as beautiful as it might be aesthetically, it's not "art."

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