After 13 years of making not insubstantial inroads of overdue change into the flint-hard fear and conformity-ridden glass ceiling of the 100% money-driven pretentious, shallow and cronyism-infested art world; what more suitable triumphant note on which to end a still largely unrecognized chapter in art history than the closure of Dada’s formerly missing UK expression co-inciding with being blocked by the almighty Artnet on social media, simply for having the audacity to publicise home truths about international art market big name cash cow con artists such as Koons and Hirst.
Link to the story typifying Jeff Koon’s ( and others ) MO, just the latest in a long line of habitual plagiarism of other artists’ work, combined with a depressing personal paucity of creative originality, skill, talent or moral compass in at least tipping a name hat to the unrecognized artists behind much of their output.
London Dada; 2005 – 2018
( Works No. 01 to 1002 )
Shoreditch, 13th May 2019
Work to continue on this blog and London Dada websites in refining, upgrading and adding missing content from some earlier posts, whose loss was due to LD’s former blog platform blog.co.uk closing in 2014.
Artist ART AXIS to remain active in promoting existing LD content across social media for posterity and continue to conduct Banksy-style public awareness stunts London-wide through our Green Disc subsidiary co.
The 7 Tenets of Dada
The imperishable fruit of London Dada;
6191 photography collective
Carrying the torch for Hugo Ball’s vision through the medium of photography reoriented;
“ Art that expresses true perception and fearless criticism of the times we live in ”
Six ” creep & crawl ” Career Artists ( locked in creative stasis by ambition )
© Michael St.Mark 2018
Armistice Day 2018
Michael St.Mark advocates returning legendary German artist Kurt Schwitters’ final creation, his Merz Wall – dubbed his ” life’s great work” – to its indisputably rightful place; reintegrated into the Merz Barn that is still languishing vacant like a crown with its jewels long extracted, in Elterwater Cumbria.
Official KS Newsletter article here..
MERZ WALL RETURN St Mark
LONDON DADA Fast-view Archives 2005 – 2018