Liberal bias in art

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Solution to Public Funding #1: Private Patronage

The ideology is only half the message. There also needs to be a return to quality aesthetics and merit-based criteria when discussing art. A good ole boys’ club of conservative ideology at the expense of the quality of the art is not the solution.

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Punk Rock Didn’t Need Our Money, Nor Should Other Artists

  My third article is up at Big Hollywood and there is a rather lively discussion going, with issues from both sides of the political spectrum popping up. I hope you will take a minute to read and participate in the discussion. Public funding of the arts has propped up a culture of elitism and […]

Exorcising Conservative Thought

Conservative Artists Should Stick It to the (Liberal) Man

It has become a popular mantra of progressives to claim that conservatives are unable to contribute in any meaningful way to art or entertainment in America.

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Conservatives Can’t be Creative

In the words of my friend and partner at Liberatchik, Christopher Cook, “Human liberty and natural rights are an unstoppable force: as long as there are humans, we will yearn for liberty. A movement [to express this yearning] is building now, and art will be a part of it. The statists can delay it, but they cannot stop it. Their time is coming to an end.” I am looking forward to being a voice for this movement and I hope you are as well….

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How Conservative Artists Can Use New Media, Work Around Liberal Critics

…I still get confused looks and criticism for labeling myself as a conservative political artist a decade after making the decision to combine my passion for politics with my art….

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The Conservative Artist’s Handbook

This handbook was originally written during the development of Liberatchik. I am posting it here as part of a series of articles leading up to CPAC 2013. (Co-Author Christopher Cook)

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What is Liberatchik?

This article was written for Big Dawg Music Mafia as prep for my radio interview on Friday, January 11 at 9:30pm EST. After realizing that it’s nearly impossible to show conservative political art in galleries, I set about to market myself independently. It would be unfair to say no one has been willing to show […]

Off The Hook with Lisa Mei Interview Notes 1/11/13

On Friday evening at 9:30pm EST, I have a radio interview with Lisa Mei of Big Dawg Music Mafia for their new show, Off the Hook. In preparation for the interview, I have been thinking about how I got started on this crazy road to building a conservative art movement. I am posting below the […]

Why is Shepard Fairey’s Work Good?

I know this is going to be a hard article for many conservatives to read. It is understandable that an artist who is essentially the poster-child for progressive hypocrisy would be the last person whose work they would consider good. Nor would they expect a conservative art page to say as much. As in so […]

Who is Shepard Fairey?

This article is the first in a series exploring propaganda in general, and the work of Shepard Fairey in particular. I am going to jump right in under the assumption that most here are at least familiar with his Hope painting above, if not with his larger body of work. Because I have some clear […]