art criticism

Cultural Relativism and the Destruction of Society

I believe the lack of aesthetic standards in the arts is the cultural equivalent to moral relativism. Certainly, I am not painting every artist with this allegation of self-debasement, nor every gallery for perpetuating said atrocities. Unfortunately, however, it continues to be my experience that there’s a lot of bad art in galleries, and sadly, […]

FineArtViews Interview: James Panero — Art Critic and Managing Editor for The New Criterion

Below is an excerpt from an article sent to me recently via a Facebook friend concerned with the state of art, and more importantly, equal representation of ideas within the art community. Mr. Sherwin writes regularly on the subjects of liberal bias in the arts and the outright exclusion of conservative ideas. Over the course […]

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour 2011

On Saturday, I will be participating in the following event in Helen, Georgia. Northeast Georgia 2011 Arts Tour Friday, June 10, 2011 – 1:00pm – Sunday, June 12, 2011 – 5:00pm Please join us for our annual Summer Open House Weekend Meet over 100 local artists–painters, potters, jewelry makers, fiber, glass, metal artists and more; […]

The Rise of Politically Conservative Art– Just Under the Surface

by Brian Sherwin on 4/9/2011 9:47:52 AM This article is by Brian Sherwin, Regular contributing writer for FineArtViews. Brian Sherwin is an art critic, blogger, curator, artist and writer based near Chicago, Illinois. He has been published in Hi Fructose Magazine, Illinois Times, and other publications, and linked to by publications such as The Huffington […]

PHOTOGRAPHY’S PLACE IN ART – ART for our YOUTH – LIBERATCHIK – ART PART III

By Sonja Harris The Liberals have in some part convinced Americans that there is no right or wrong by blurring the lines. No longer are we allowed to decide by common reason that which is good or evil because of ‘political correctness’. Art has emerged as the playground for promoting Liberal propaganda. The Merriam Dictionary […]

IS IT TIME TO DEFUND THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS?! OBAMA 2012

You may be wondering why I am taking the time to write this article. Knowing that there are so many critical issues in our world today, I thought it would be a good time to reintroduce you to the Art process. You might ask why I would do this at this time. Obama wants to […]

Understanding Dadaism, Progressivism and the Desire to Destroy America

ART, SMUT OR PORNOGRAPHY? ART PART I –

This three part account concerning Art is way over due, and seeing the apparent deterioration of our family values, I felt that it was time I had my say about the Art that is created today. You have just viewed some of the work that passes as ‘Art’ and is exhibited for all to see. […]

Flag Installation, Conservative Art, and the 4th

This photo is from a show I attended recently. Because I have been busy working on the Patriot Pony Project, it got shuffled to the back of my list. I thought, however, that it might have been fitting to post it in honor of the Fourth of July. My friend Alvaro, pictured here talking to […]

Why Artists Should be Conservative

I read this blog post back in June when it was already a couple years old. I left a comment anyway because I was so happy to see someone else writing about the significance of art’s impact on the rest of culture…