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art and excess: $1M Red Tibetan Mastiff vs. Jeff Koons’ Puppy

A multi-millionaire coal baron in China just bought “Big Splash”, a red Tibetan Mastiff, for $1.5 million because “they have become highly-prized status symbols for China’s new rich.” The dogs are thought to be a pure “Chinese” breed and they … Continue reading

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Mannerism and the end of post-modernism

Maybe this aper├žu from Peter Schjeldahl in the New Yorker explains why the noughties of this new millennium have been underwhelming. I want to live in the modern age, even if I have to go retro to do so! … … Continue reading

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