There's No Such Things as Facts

At least, not according to Donald Trump.

So here we are.

Last stop of the Postmodernist Train.

I guess this is what happens when culture makers try convincing people for decades that everything is relative, nothing is "fixed," felt experience is esoteric, absurdities are equal to cannon, and generally push a cynical view of the world.

There's a direct line from Jacques Derrida to Donald Trump.

I'd love to say the solution is classicism, but of course that birthed the Nazi aesthetic - which is the complete opposite of postmodernism.

Maybe the real lesson is today's art movements are tomorrow's dictatorships. (?)

Burlesque Metatext

Teaserama (1955)