Art Review: Signs of Life, and Beauty, in a COVID-Afflicted World

Art Review: Signs of Life, and Beauty, in a COVID-Afflicted World




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his is my 75th National Review story in 2020, and I hope I’ve said a few memorable things in a year which, overall, I think we want to forget. We Americans jumped through the looking glass in March. I wouldn’t describe much since then I’d call edifying. Whither 2021? More of the same, with a twist or two.

We’re living in a new zeitgeist, and that big picture affects the art world. One of the most illuminating consequences of the Trump phenomenon is a giant, pervasive unmasking. It’s not a coincidence that our betters obsess over masks as they deploy distracting, phony

Originally Posted on: https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/12/signs-of-life-and-beauty-in-a-covid-afflicted-world/
[By: Brian T. Allen

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