Iron Xides so basically it's like obscure pop culture references but classier?
simon666 It's a rejection of the privileging of metaphysics of absence that has largely defined Western culture since Plato introduced his theory of Forms. The idea being that what is "real" or of "value" is not something outside of one's self or the experience that an agent must get to, but rather informed or constituted in the now.
Or to put it even another way: Being weird for the sake of being weird.
ProfessorChaos I had the video stop loading for a while at :10. That just made it better.
MrBuddy Moe Howard, manga and panties ARE post-modern!
Urkel Forever This gives way too much credit to the intellectual merits of postmodernism.
oswaldtheluckyrabbit I always thought it was a kind of stripping away of the barriers between so-called "high" and "low" art, but maybe that's wrong
fluffy It's replacing them with entirely new barriers. For every actual piece of art in a modern/postmodern art gallery, you have about 50 people who are just collecting trash from the side of the freeway as some sort of ecological statement, or deconstructing their essence into a representative graph of wishes vs. deeds, or saying "fuck it I'll just rip off DuChamp."