Please read. Nod vigorously. Grin. Pass along.

From “I’m Sick of Pretending. I Don’t Get Art.” from someone with a Ph.D. in art:

“You know what? I’m sick of pretending. I went to art school, wrote a dissertation called “The Elevation of Art Through Commerce: An Analysis of Charles Saatchi’s Approach to the Machinery of Art Production Using Pierre Bourdieu’s Theories of Distinction”, have attended art openings at least once a month for the last five years, even fucking purchased pieces of it, but the other night, after attending the opening of the new Tracey Emin retrospective at the Hayward Gallery, I’m finally ready to come out and say it: I just don’t think I “get” art.”

Read the rest here: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/im-sick-of-pretending-i-dont-get-art

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