You didn't pick up that he's a hipster? Anything popular is bad by default.
Larssen wrote:I don't know what high school you went to but I'd be a little worried if goya is part of the curriculum. You have this weirdly elitist view of well, anything really, by which the more obscure and more revered in narrow circles of academia the better it is, or something. Are you going to quote that misanthropic poet from the early 1900s again?
uziq wrote:this is of course true, just as 'great man' history is what is popular despite having many sustained attacks from within academic history.
also you can't call people 'amateurs' and then drop high-school arts trivia about goya.