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Donald Frazell

Modernism
Art and Purpose  
Posted 5/31/09

                                                          Art and Purpose   We have come to a point in History of great change, both in how we must live to survive and thrive as a species in this world, and in our view of ourselves. Of our place in the Universe, in our relationships to one another, and our Purpose for being, our relationship with God.   We in the West have lost our way. Consumed with ourselves, our lives built around things of this world to give us self-worth, and inward des... [more]

The Failure of Contemporary Art.  
Posted 11/23/08

                        The Failure of MoCA to serve the needs of Los Angelenos               MoCA does not represent the goals, aspirations, needs, or varied artistic creativity of  Los Angeles. Contemporary art in general, has been about amusing and serving the desires of a tiny minority, the wealthy, and keeping art academies in business. It has no relevance to the life of Americans, and certainly not Los Angeles.  No public funds should be used in any way. All efforts to keep the Museum fina... [more]

Imperial Clothing  
Posted 11/23/08

                                                       Imperial Clothing                                                      By Donald Frazell                                       Marketing The Cult of Individualism     This basically sums up the state of "Art" in America. Why? Because as with the Romans and British before us, America is a place of commerce, engineers and industry. We are a practical people, with one great genius. Selling a product. Coca Cola, Chevrolet, or the NFL, our mar... [more]

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