Matisse/Picasso Show @ Moma Queens

Morton Feldman says that people can live without art, what they can't seem to live without is myths about art.

This art has been totally absorbed into capitalist / consumerist consciousness.

Tedious, expensive walls of cliches.

Various flavors of misogyny.

Shampoo and iced tea labels.

Like walking through a series of safety deposit boxes.

Picasso: hatred of and fear of women.

Matisse: interior decoration

Huge wads of banal, unhealthy needs.

Picasso's Stein portrait: that's how you paint someone when they can help make you rich and famous!

The 7 red bird ride through Queens is better than anything in this show: riding a subway through the sky.

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