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The Daily Chesterbelloc – On Modern Art – 05/14/2006

"By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece." Chesterton

Have you noticed that most modern art (churches included) is only appreciated by those who make it and those who want to pretend that it means something?

One comment

  1. Great quote, I will use it with my sophomore students next week!
    Thanks!!

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