May 20, 2022Liked by Eleanor Russell

Completely flummoxed at the notion that the avant-garde is invested in cuteness! I can't think of one artist that would apply to. Gotta pickup Ngai's book I guess. Also, I feel like I'm on a similar wavelength as you and enjoyed this because I've been obsessed for the last couple months about how the avant-garde is inspired by the childlike and the immature but is overwhelmingly hostile to the actual child. Here too, I just imagine Yoko meangirling Amelia Bedelia so hard...

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