Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Martin Luther King Statue: "Vaguely Socialist Realist Aesthetic"

"I have mixed feelings about the vaguely Socialist Realist aesthetic of the new Martin Luther King memorial downtown [Washington, DC] – colossal statues of famous men are broadly associated in my mind with oppressed people tearing those statues down."

--Blogger Caro; see also John Brown, "Martin Luther King -- Hero of all-American Communism!," Notes and Essays

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