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The intensely grand parade of mummies.

 "The lavish, multimillion-dollar spectacle saw 22 mummies - 18 kings and four queens - transported from the peach-coloured, neo-classical Egyptian Museum to their new resting place 5km (three miles) away. With tight security arrangements befitting their royal blood and status as national treasures, the mummies were relocated to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in what is called The Pharaohs' Golden Parade. They were transported with great fanfare in chronological order of thei...
Tags: Art, Law, History, Bbc, Egypt, Museums, Royalty, Ann Althouse, National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation, Seqenenre Taa II


I was just saying that it's been decades since anyone has been outraged by "'modern art' in the form of paintings that have messy-looking drips and scrawls and blotches."

Here, in this post linking to a old-time-y review of painting done by an Abstract Expressionist who emerged in the 1950s. I wrote, "There are things in art that can still shock people, but it would need to involve hurting a living creature or destroying something of value, not merely the chaotic application of paint to a canvas."And look what we have today. A painter did one of the big messy-looking scrawls-and-blotches things that everyone has completely absorbed as ordinary art, something that...
Tags: Art, South Korea, Law, Performance art, Ann Althouse, Misreadings, I'm skeptical, JonOne, Destruction Of Art, JonOne ABC News Key, Seoul Arts Center, Kang Wook



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