Art in the Social Environment

A Jackson Pollock Painting Beside Two Marc Bohan Dresses at the Christian Dior Exhibit at the DMA

When we think of art as a product of its social environment, we likely simply think of it as being a product of the artist’s artistic influences. Artists look to other artists, either emulating them or reacting against them, to create their own works. Yet, this is not the only social environment which affects the contents of works of art.




Conscious Paradoxalism is collection of essays on Metamodern Aesthetics. The revolution of the Renaissance gave rise to Academic normal art. The revolution of Modernism gave rise to Postmodern art, the new academic normal art. Metamodernism is the new revolution.

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Troy Camplin

Troy Camplin

I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.

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