The 2018 Carnegie International Is Everything Wrong With Contemporary Art
Art / Rants and Raves

The 2018 Carnegie International Is Everything Wrong With Contemporary Art

What the hell am I looking at? This was the question I continually asked myself as I wandered aimlessly through the Carnegie Museum of Art’s 2018 Carnegie International. What is this pile of industrial materials in the Hall of Sculpture? What is this coffee stand? What are these random photographs? Why was I so tragically … Continue reading

No, Avital Ronell And Her Defenders, Sexual Harassment Is Not Camp: A Filthy Dreams Rant
Rants and Raves

No, Avital Ronell And Her Defenders, Sexual Harassment Is Not Camp: A Filthy Dreams Rant

Phew, I don’t know about you, dearest Filthy Dreams readers, but I haven’t been able to tear myself away from watching seemingly every major literary and theoretical academic showing their ass at once, defending Professor Avital Ronell since the original New York Times article last week exposed former student Nimrod Reitman’s Title IX case against … Continue reading

Why Does The Guggenheim Sound Like The Alt-Right?
Art / Rants and Raves

Why Does The Guggenheim Sound Like The Alt-Right?

Last night, the Guggenheim Museum released a statement announcing that they would pull three rage-inducing works from their upcoming show Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World. The three inclusions–Peng Yu and Sun Yuan’s Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other, Xu Bing’s A Case Study of Transference and Huang Yong Ping’s Theater of … Continue reading

Please Keep Your Bad Opinions About The New Pride Flag To Yourselves: A Filthy Dreams Rant
Rants and Raves

Please Keep Your Bad Opinions About The New Pride Flag To Yourselves: A Filthy Dreams Rant

It’s hard to keep up with the daily outrages nowadays. Almost everyday, I have to sit down and catch up with the news that I’m supposed to be mad about. Usually, in true Filthy Dreams fashion, I laugh and brush it off–maybe post a tweet. But, sometimes people’s bad reactions–and lack of shame voicing them … Continue reading

Yes, Mary, There Is Still Camp, But It’s Just Conservative Camp
Rants and Raves

Yes, Mary, There Is Still Camp, But It’s Just Conservative Camp

This week, i-D Magazine’s Amelia Abraham published a think piece asking, “Whatever Happened To Camp–Does It Still Exist?” Believe me, Mary, just that question made me recoil in horror. How DARE they wonder if camp still exists?! Why, as we’ve frequently shouted into the abyss here on Filthy Dreams, it’s more important than ever! In … Continue reading

Filthy Dreams’ Mainstream Media Accountability Survey
Rants and Raves / Trash

Filthy Dreams’ Mainstream Media Accountability Survey

  Here at Filthy Dreams, we take FAKE NEWS(!) seriously. That’s why we, like President Loony…I mean, Trump, are launching our first annual Filthy Dreams Mainstream Media Accountability Survey. We’re holding them accountable!! For…something!! Now, you might notice that our survey isn’t quite as long-winded as the GOP’s. I mean, who has time for that?! … Continue reading