It is not the job of artists to give the audience what the audience want. If the audience knew what they needed, then they wouldn’t be the audience, they would be the artists. It is the job of artists to give the audience what they need.
Get rid of your hierarchies. Stop worshipping. Sandro Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus Have you heard of Best Picture? It’s an award given to movies, right? Wrong. Best Picture used to be an award. Now it’s a genre. Because now that the award has been around a while, people make movies with the intention of winning … Continue reading Masterpiece As Genre.