Art & Culture

In a World of Too Much

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The Trouble with Popular Art in a Neoliberal World

The bigger, the more popular something is, the less ought to be written about it. This directly contradicts the spirit of our age, a time in which every giant blockbuster film or pop star’s next project must inevitably exist within a critical space that has overwhelmingly given over to the Op-Ed and woke-industrial complexes. Not even tweets or interviews are to be left undiscussed. Everything that reaches large amounts of people must be evaluated according to ever-changing m



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