Camille Paglia – Because most of my career…

Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at…


“Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts.”
-Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia – It’s high time for the…

It’s high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead…


“It’s high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell’s soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.”
-Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia – Within the U.S., the Obama…

Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure…


“Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama’s Waterloo.”
-Camille Paglia