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Frieze Art Fair 2009

From:     Femi-Nazi
Category: Art
Date:     17 October 2009
Time:     12:40 PM

Review:

Too many dicks on the dance floor and too many tits on the wall. Markets reflect consumer interests.  
Artists provide the cultured man's alternative to page 3 pin ups to be found adorning the walls of 
men's workshops and other places where women are rarely to be found. Men like looking at women 
together but donít  want to be seen looking at women by women, though art makes this acceptable. I 
don't think that humans have to be like this, I wish that men would realize that these things they have 
sex with, or imagine having sex with are human, rather than things fulfilling some role. There is some 
teacher who has just been caught with pornographic images of girls between the age of 4 and 14, 
who hasn't been imprisoned. Images are powerful and pervasive, they influence how we look at non 
images. With women so much on display it is not surprising that rape is common. All these images 
take away their humanity. But of course their humanity was taken away before, and that is why they 
adorn our walls. I am with Helen Chadwick on this. Obviously the world would be a better place with 
out men, we could list their crimes, frieze is one of them. But best to side with the powerful, and if it 
gets more footfall, lets suck their dicks, and show them what they want. Its disgusting really, one clear 
path for the rich to travel, another for the suckers. Tickets are twenty pounds a day for the suckers and 
fifteen for students/pensioners/dss. The rich get in for free, plus taxi rides. Most of the artists could 
have handed in their vomit, more of the same, and it wouldnít have made any difference. After about 
an hour in this place you forget that this is just decoration for rich people (it might once have been art) 
and begin to take it seriously again, you find yourself drawn in to the gloss and the texture, and 
remember that it isnít as easy as it looks - or at least might not have always been. But there is more 
to art than effort, its being male thatís important.


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