Basquiat owes much to Andy Warhol, and the other much to Julian Schnabel.
On 11/1/07, Mark Weiss <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm no big fan of Basquiat--he seems to me to be a case of the
> gallery world creating a commodity. But I was speaking more about
> things like the urinal collection.
> It occurs to me that there's another category/term to cionsider:
> fetish. I'll leave it at that for the moment.
> At 09:07 PM 10/31/2007, you wrote:
> >Peter & Christopher,
> >The key difference between kitsch and camp seems to me
> >to be self-consciousness. Kitsch doesn't know it's
> >kitsch, while camp not only knows what it is but
> >craves it.
> >And where does the middle-brow fit in with all this
> >comparative discussion of high and popular culture?
> >Your account of the Warhol auction was absolutely
> >fascinating. I'm curious to know if anything by
> >Basquiat featured in it and whether you might have
> >classified it as "tag sale" stuff(?).
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