Does Art Presage Life?

Oscar Wilde once wrote, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life,” and this sentiment has been oft repeated since then. But, as a corollary to that, does Art presage Life?

Obama Headshot Graffiti
Does Art Presage Life?

Judging by this bit of graffiti I found, I’m will to bet that Obama sure as Hell hopes that doesn’t. Especially because graffiti – Oh! Excuse me – Street Art – is created by his core constituency and by constituencies that often side with him and the Democrats in general.

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2 Responses to “Does Art Presage Life?”

  1. Buffet Says:

    Suitable for framing!

  2. jonolan Says:

    Yeah, I thought so. It’s in Brooklyn too, which was quite the shock.

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