Monthly Archives May 2007

Theatre of the World

Commentary from Pyra:

They took the poor animals out of the original, but the left the empty cage to whine about censorship. I’m all for art, but like everything else in life, it is subject to ethical limits.

What really shocked me was the wall of comments at the Vancovuer Art Gallery with all the people bitching that they didn’t get to see it. A few pretended to the higher ground of artistic freedom and censorship. Most were immature, like the cartoon of the guy holding a bazooka to the head of someone wearing an SPCA tshirt, and another saying “I want my ten dollars back!” Ten dollars is the student price of admission, and I find it rather hard to believe that in four floors of gallery there wasn’t a single thing the kids could have seen that was worth the price of admission...

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