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“Apocalypse In Art”
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It is difficult to escape the feeling that “Apocalypse in Art” really shows the world, standing on the edge, barren, falling in decay like a story line of a picture that is braking into fragments. People can not postpone the crash, they’ve lost an ability to create – all they can really do is to seek and fix.

We are trying to find a refuge from the impending chaos in the rules of etiquette, explaining how to behave at the funeral ceremonies, that only accenting the feeling of fatality, similar to art, emotions turn into mindless imitation.

Today we are witnessing the collapse of the basic cultural patterns and mechanisms that determine a spiritual and material civilization over the last century. Perhaps, desperation and pessimism, overwhelming majority of our society

Of course, I have questioned myself if me being engaged in this semi-intellectual apocalypse hysteria and doubt concerning future of contemporary art, is related to transformation of art system where not everyone can find place to be.

I have always been an artist, even when I refused to produce art projects and motions. I couldn’t and still can’t think about destiny of the art as an isolated part of my own fate.

So how art is going to exist now? In what way it will be expressed? We have to be objective and accept that old institutes and cultural models are being destroyed by new, still not quite clear, but obviously other worlds.

Dynamics of inertial movement in public space clearly indicates the rapid disintegration of society , its members and the atomization of marginalization of public institutions . If this crisis is projected onto the sphere of art, and there we see the same process , except that difference is even greater convexity .If we refer to uneven rises in history of contemporary art it’s easy to see dynamic blurring of distinctions between different cultural models.

World had already faced it in 20th in Russia and Germany, in 60th – in America and France, at the end in 80th in already downfallen Soviet Emp

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Uploaded 27 July 2014 at 03:05pm
Created 7 September 2013 at 09:11am
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