OUR COLUMNIST AVILA SAYS ABOUT THIS WEEK’S ‘THE PILL’ ON JEFF KOONS:

‘Excellent pill for those that think that everything is not lost in a giant and colorful pile of play-doh. Jeff Koons and his inherent ability to call himself the “king of the imbeciles” by reaching the outer limits of Pop-space travel, represent (I hope) the culmination of an era where many artist dedicate themselves to show reality through eye catching objects without the least attempt to indicate transcendentalism. As long as Jeff can inflate the prices with hot air and panic is obscured, people will see what they want to see, hear what they want to hear, and think what they want to think, since to him the function of an artist seems to be the sole and unique pimping provider of Mona Lisa’s rear’

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