folk art

Folk and Commodity, Part Two

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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A true folk artist wouldn’t worry about the purity of what he was doing.

On the differences between folk and commodity art, as per slam and academia

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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I read Williams the same way I read vampire comics: for pleasure and for the purposes of theft. This is the folk art way, and it survives commodity art even when it is packaged and sold.