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Cock Fight Dance by Sol LeWitt
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Sol LeWitt is my poster child for the Emperor's New Clothes. This is 'conceptual art' for people born w/o brains. Tell people that it's conceptual enuf & they'll parrot the opinion regardless of how obviously thoughtless & shallow the work is.

This is a bk of fotos of a cock fight. At the end, a cat approaches the 2 cocks who're probably too engrossed in fighting to notice that they're being stalked by a predator. Big Fucking Deal. & this is published by a major art publisher in full color. What a waste.

Such a work can be made in a half-hr or so. It's barely a notch above any idiot's tourist fotos except that LeWitt can probably afford a good camera. Did he even take the pictures? Who cares?
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Started Reading
January 1, 1984 – Finished Reading
April 10, 2008 – Shelved
April 10, 2008 – Shelved as: art

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