Arcadia has become an important thread in recent painting and photography.
Even the old guardists Donald Kuspitt and Thomas McEvilley seem to yearn for an idyl based upon Virgil.
How is it that when we reach the point of no return, we end up turning back to the ideal existence?
Is new media realism? Are the conservative arts idealistic?
Are there any idyllic new media projects out there?
Is the painful use of nostalgia too hard to handle?
Well, not that it matters, but the other plastic arts are embracing Virgils daughters as if there were a shortage of virgins out there.
Something to think about on a very cold night in Canada.