I lean toward the enchantment, the visual power, of the esthetically rejected subject.”
— Walker Evans (via magnificentruin)
Bad taste is real taste, of course, and good taste is the residue of someone else’s privilege.”
Dave Hickey, Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy, 1997
Guilty pleasures are pleasures.
From 2006 to 2011, the average number of miles driven per resident fell in almost three-quarters of America’s largest urbanized areas for which up-to-date and accurate data are available. Most urbanized areas have also seen increases in public transit use and bicycle commuting and decreases in the share of households owning a car.”