An academic says classics should be cut from university syllabi as it’s so “entangled with white supremacy as to be inseparable from it.” But depriving future generations of the wisdom of the past leads to ignorance & division.
Arts Review has named BLM as the most dominant force in the art world – the first time a movement rather than an individual has been voted top. It just demonstrates all that’s wrong in the woke world of modern culture.
In Greek mythology, men used to fear the stony gaze of the snake-haired Gorgon. Today, men once again feel such fear – but, ironically, no campaign has done more to impair women’s opportunities either.
An exhibition by US painter Philip Guston has been put back until 2024, due to sensitivities over its Ku Klux Klan content. Political gestures like this compromise the art and insult the audience’s intelligence.
A new art exhibition opening in the UK this week is packed with so much neo-Marxist nonsense, I thought at first it must be a parody. Sadly, it’s not. But it is moralising, boring, and – you guessed it – taxpayer funded.
The wrong-headed decision to give the activists a victory by ‘toppling’ Hans Sloane will not end their campaign, but boost it. These people will not stop until they have destroyed the very principles of Western society.
Many museum curators do not believe in high art anymore and are too ashamed to present our culture honestly. But pretending to be cool, and using pop culture to try to woo the young, betrays the values they should defend.
The magnificent six billion ruble building in a forest outside Moscow can accommodate 6,000 people and is an unashamed paean to Russian military might. Would any Western nation dare erect such a public spectacle?