The Cheap Art Manifesto

The Cheap Art Manifesto

Creator: Bread and Puppet Glover, Vermont 1984

Purpose: Art is at its best when it is available to all, not just business and museums who can afford to buy it.

Manifesto

The Why Cheap Art? Manifesto

PEOPLE have been THINKING too long that ART is a PRIVILEGE of the MUSEUMS and the RICH. ART IS NOT BUSINESS!

It does not belong to banks and fancy investors

ART IS FOOD. You can’t EAT it BUT it FEEDS you.

ART has to be CHEAP and available to EVERYBODY.

It needs to be EVERYWHERE because it is the INSIDE of the WORLD.

ART SOOTHES PAIN!

Art was up sleepers!

ART FIGHTS AGAINST WAR AND STUPIDITY!

ART SINGS HALLELUJA!

ART IS FOR KITCHENS!

ART IS LIKE GOOD BREAD!

Art is like green trees!

Art is like white clouds in blue sky!

ART IS CHEAP!

HURRAH!

Sources

General: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_manifesto#Cheap_Art_Manifesto_1984

Description plus Image: http://www.aisling.net/bus/cheapart.htm

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