Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Difference Between Art And Propaganda: A Post With Pictures For Brad Ford

Cory does a solid take down of Brad Ford's latest illustration of his inability to understand analogies or aesthetics, but he used words. Ford has trouble with words, so I'll try pictures and words.

Mr. Ford, this is propaganda. It may show the talent to create images but it's a cudgel to make a political point:

I believe the following art demonstrates how most artists react to the above painting:

Some folks claim art must be honest, so let's talk about honesty for a second. Brad, you posted this picture to accompany your post. It emphasizes the alley not the art:

Felicia Follum posts this photo of art alley that emphasizes the art:

South Dakota Magazine has a slide show of other images here.

1 comment:

caheidelberger said...

Well said... er, drawn!