The rot goes deep, indeed…
In last May’s UR blog post about Fearless Girl and politics I wrote that a Village Voice article on the subject
won’t be the last word on the issue, mainly because there can never be a last word on the broader questions of artistic intent and integrity that are the main subjects of the piece.
Sure enough she is back, politics in tow again.
The Voice article on which I was commenting had its fair share of bullsh*t but digging deep into it I found the smallest of ponies. I found it refreshing that the paper used its old left voice, chastising State Street, the statue’s corporate sponsor, for standard issue corporate greed rather than relying on trendier charges based on new new left identity politics.
Even then State Street was in trouble with the feds over gender and race discrimination in compensation. But the Voice argued
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