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If It’s True That Art Reflects Life We’re in a Very Dark Place

The Organic Prepper

Has anyone else noticed the need that ‘artists” have to be more and more outrageous lately?  It seems like many Americans can’t be happy unless they are finding greater ways to shock and repulse others. This seems to especially apply to the art community. They say that “art reflects life” and if that is the case, we are really in a dark place.

I’ll give you some stomach-turning examples in a moment, but let me first bring this back to a child-rearing theory I have.  

When you have children, you always want to make them happy and give them privileges and opportunities you may not have had. But if you make the mistake of constantly having to outdo yourself, you’ll end up with a greedy monster on your hands. If every Christmas must outdo the last to make a child happy, if every family vacation has to be bigger and better, if every birthday party has to be more outrageous, you’ll find that the recipient of all this bounty is less happy than other people. They’ll always be searching for that excitement and frankly, it’s just not how life works.

Bigger and better is not a sustainable life model. Eventually, the money will run out or the excitement factor will have to be so extreme that it won’t really be that much fun anymore. Everything after a certain point is just a letdown, and the person seeking that rush will often turn to more extreme and unhealthy choices to try and find a state of happiness that will always be brief and elusive.

So, that brings me back to our current societal situation.

I wrote a few weeks back about the signs of the end of an empire, and ever since then, I keep stumbling across more and more examples of this. This isn’t one for reading aloud around the family table. Assuming you do things like that with blog content.

Whose life does this art reflect?

Regular art that’s just pretty to look at will no longer make you famous, it seems. Gone are the days of Renoir and Matisse. To get your five minutes of fame, your medium must be something outrageous, stomach-turning, and/or revolting.

Maybe I just don’t understand art, but here are some examples of artistic expressions and crafts with a homemade touch that I’m not going to be purchasing anytime soon:

What is this obsession with bodily fluids all about? FYI, it’s illegal to buy it on eBay. In case, for some reason this article inspired you to make your Christmas list.

We silly plebes just don’t understand art

Who can forget the horrifying “art” that came into the public eye during the Wikileaks days of the last election? While folks are making poop statues of President Trump, they’d be advised to remember the revolting “Spirit Cooking” performance art that came to light in the Podesta emails. This was mockingly defended by NYMag as a silly overreaction by the anti-Clinton faction.

Tony Podesta, who is now in a whole bunch of legal trouble, has some horrifyingly pedophiliac artwork in his collection that people seem to be willing to justify as well. See for yourself, but be warned, this stuff is terribly disturbing.

There were also hints of cannibalism with some “performance art” dinner parties. Thankfully, we have outlets like Art-Net News to tell us how silly we are to find it disturbing to watch people digging into a cake that looks like a woman and to see sickening photos of young children in occult situations.

This isn’t new but it seems to be a lot more common now.

Of course, it’s important to note that artists have been using bodily fluids and shocking topics in their art for decades. Centuries, even. Andy Warhol had his friends pee on a canvas back in the ’70s, and there was that other guy who taunted religious people by sinking a crucifix into a variety of bodily fluids and then took photos of it in the ’80s.

Also in the 80s, a guy named Robert Mapplethorpe got an art show that contained photos which could only be considered child pornography. ““For pedophile homosexuals, there [is] a shot of a nude little boy, about eight, proudly displaying his penis.” The photograph in question was Jesse McBride which, along with a portrait by Mapplethorpe of a young girl staring into the camera with her genitals incidentally exposed.” (source) As well, his art contained very graphic sadomasochistic content.

Both these shows in the 80s, by the way, were supported by tax dollars via the  National Endowment for the Arts.

So, this has been going on for a long time but seems far more prominent of late.

Doesn’t it make you wonder, with vast trepidation, what could possibly be next?

How will the art community possibly take things even further than they are now? I shudder to think what outrageous acts and photos will be the next thing to be celebrated for their genius. It is said that “art reflects life.” Let that sink in – the stuff above is a reflection of the people who created it.

But in most of America, the part that rejected Hillary Clinton and her ilk and is deplored by the people who love this “art”, is busy living a life that must seem boring to the flashy folks of the art world. While they snicker at us, though, we are able to find happiness in simplicity. Going for a walk in the woods, the satisfaction of raising vegetables in our backyard, encouraging our kids to be athletes and scholars – give me that over poop paintings, vagina scarves, and cannibalism any day of the week.

These poor souls will continue to seek their rush that resides ever further into depravity. They’ll push the limits further and further. At some point, they won’t be able to turn back. Maybe they’re already there.

The Organic Prepper

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16 Responses to If It’s True That Art Reflects Life We’re in a Very Dark Place

  1. Beehive says:

    Gives credence to the theory of the 4th turning. The last decade that had inspirational movies, music and art was the 1980’s. Then slowly and progressively they became dark, violent, and void of any kind of hope and happiness. Today’s music is horrible. All genres. Movies are dry and preachy. Comedy has been taken over and used to push politics.

    They know this and it’s why the entertainment industry keeps regurgitating rehashed copies of the 1980’s movies, music, and to a failed degree, art. Nobody is happy and it shows.

    • DL. says:

      And don’t forget literature…Fifty Shades of Disgusting Tripe and Mommy Porn. Though I write fiction, the last good fiction series I read that I didn’t write were Steig Larson’s “Millennial Trilogy” (Girl with Dragon Tatoo, etc,), but Larson died as he was finishing his final book Girl Who Kicked a Hornet’s Next.

      Other than occasional forays into classical and folk music from Asia and Africa and some bluegrass, I can’t stand to listen to today’s music anymore (the last good rock music was in the mid-2000s IMHO). And classic rock stations are getting harder and harder to find (an dnone exist out here…it’s all NPR and crapola country crap).

      I am basically boycotting all of Hollywood, but fortunately there are still good movies out there made in foreign countries.

      I almost got into doing art before I realized writing was my thing…last great artwork was Picasso and the Impressionists, but the best art ever was Renaissance. the Masters (Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Rafael, Michaelangelo, etc.)

      Plays? if it ain’t Shakespeare, I’m not interested!

      • # 1 NWO Hatr says:

        “… fortunately there are still good movies out there made in foreign countries.”

        True, but one thing about the movies made these days is that they put information in many of them that tells the absolute truth about different facets of the NWO agenda. The sheeple think it’s merely fiction, of course.

        “… last great artwork was Picasso…

        Picasso created what is probably the most incredible painting of all time… a tesseract (with Christ on the cross). It shows an exceptionally astute grasp of geometry.

        It’s basically a 4 dimensional cube… unfolded.

        “if it ain’t Shakespeare, I’m not interested!

        I’ve been to his birthplace. 🙂

  2. Joestp says:

    FIND EVIL AND KILL IT.

  3. Martist says:

    The art field has always been controlled and used as a means to gain wealthand power. It is great propaganda tool. As it is generally only a stated value commodity, it can be manipulated easily. Junk can be inflated to astronomical proportions and something that takes great talent can be devalued to nothingness. Just like diamonds…hint…look who controls it

  4. galen says:

    Seems demoralization comes before domination. The goal is to debase us so we don’t value ourselves or each other. Renders us more easily controllable. History shows it takes societies down.

    Much of the demise started with modern art which flew in the face of the great artistic masters. Only recently are there calls for a return to the old standards of high art. If any of these debased art exhibits are ever around me I’d have to stand there with a big sign that says: THIS IS DISGUSTING! They stab beauty and elevate ugly.

    Shock art has a piteous quality to it, something like people who cut themselves in order to feel. These artists shock, in order to be noticed. An act of desperation though they present their creations as cutting-edge, innovative, avant-garde. To follow their funding is to discover a Jewish-controlled art enterprise. I have a friend, a gifted artist since the 70’s, who was so exploited by this enterprise he became what is known as “a starving artist.” He told me who owned all the galleries, who the curators were and that out of every thousand dollars made, he got $50.00. The art scene was fully taken over and controlled.

    A litmus test for all serious artists should be asking themselves: Am I lifting humanity or am I moving humanity backwards? Art, like everything else, comes with responsibility. I hold these demoralizing artists accountable and will forever refuse what they are serving.

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    • Martist says:

      Not surprising, galen. One of the guys who worked for me, his father had a showing in joo York City back in late 60’s/early 70’s, and the promoter said the people liked it. All he had to do now was get the support of warhol and his ilk and then he could have a shot, otherwise it was an impossibility. Convincing people that junk like that from pollack is worth a rat’s patootie is easy when 2 or 3 shylock art appraisers “guarantee” its value, and then take a % for their services to the seller.

      • galen says:

        Thanks. So true. And sad that it’s all-pervasive. We must rescue it back, not just art but also the rainbow which used to be a symbol of beauty and blessing. So much to rescue back.

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      • DL. says:

        Warhol and his ilk indeed…did you know much of the degredation of fine arts occurred in the 1930s with the Civilian Conservation Corps, and DeKooning, Rothko, Pollack etc. led the way…all DeKooning had to do was throw paint at a canvas! Last good American artist was Hopper in the 1920s. Even Salvador Dali screwed it up! Georgia OKeefe is okay as long as she sticks to southwestern art. I myself do my own artwork as well as write novels and non-fiction.

  5. # 1 NWO Hatr says:

    “Evey Hammond: My father was a writer. You would’ve liked him. He used to say that artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.”

    Truth.

  6. H D says:

    thats what they call hog shit now ……. art

  7. Jolly Roger says:

    I think that if we had a bigger view, we’d find that real, creative, and aesthetically pleasing art still exists, but that it’s not widely published.

    If all we see is art that’s promoted, and published by Zionists, it’s going to be revolting, by design.

    • DL. says:

      Totally! Great art does exist, but only depraved crapola gets promoted. Same in music. Same in literature. Same in movies. Same in theater. Same in comedy…become your own comedian!

      Speaking of Zionists, is there anyone more revolting in comedy than Sarah Silverman? If there is, let me know…

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