I went to the Museum of Modern Art today, and I was surprised to find that even my industrial grade cynicism was inadequate to cope with so much pretension in one place. As I struggled to grasp with which is the world's premier fraud, Andy Warhol or Jasper Johns, and as I fought down the urge to slap ignorant yanks who happily take damaging flash photographs of paintings and make excrement like an 8 hour video of a stationary camera on the Empire State building and an inaccurate painting of their own flag 'legitimate' art, I rounded the corner to find Francis Bacon's 'Painting' and further on many a famous Dali and all was forgiven. Except 'Empire'; in the context of a gallery it is no less BS. Also, that installation where a light goes on and off for 5 seconds in an empty room is also beyond forgiveness. Actually, I can't overlook those basketballs floating in a fish tank either. Such crap. Jodie, nothing you say can defend these feces.
It has been brought to my attention by Marc that I will be in London for St. Patty's. That is stupendous.
For those not in the know, the galleries are updated. Furthermore, every photo therein has more artistic value than Warhol's entire career x10.