Michael J. Pearce

Michael J. Pearce

Conservatives Need to Start Taking Art Seriously

Conservatives Need to Start Taking Art Seriously

Conservatives, crack open some champagne and celebrate. A remarkable renewal of traditional painting and sculpture has taken place in the American art scene over the past 10 years. At last, a cultural movement has emerged that builds upon time-honored practices instead of deconstructing them. In cities all over the country,

Michael J. Pearce
Michael J. Pearce
Art
The Avant-Garde's Slide into Irrelevance

The Avant-Garde's Slide into Irrelevance

Many adherents to the aesthetics of the avant-garde in tenured positions at American art schools and universities are still enthusiastic supporters of the ideas and strategies that won them the culture wars of the late twentieth century. They steadfastly cleave to the doctrinal ideas that brought them into their positions

Michael J. Pearce
Michael J. Pearce
Art