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The New Art

"The recycling, rearranging, reprocessing and reusing of > multiplicity of cultural signs that are shoved at us every day > through the media is the only art form left that is relevant > for the postmodern age..."

> One might as well open oneself up to the possibilities of > manipulated [sic?] the images created for us by capital rather > than being manipulated by them.

A cute but pathetic idea. What's the difference? You probably end up buying the crap irregardless. Or to put it differently, if you do art by recycling advertising, you further the ends of the advertisers.

From: Christopher Maeda <cmaeda@MC8.MACH.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 92 18:58:37 EDT

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