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Government Wants to Ban Certain Tattoos and Piercings, Bill Passes Arkansas Senate -

Government Wants to Ban Certain Tattoos and Piercings, Bill Passes Arkansas Senate - | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

Every day the government is making new attempts to take control of various areas of our lives, from our financial lives to our personal choices.  In one recent case, the Senate in Arkansas just passed a bill that would ban certain types of body art and piercings.


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Yet another round of less-intrusive government, right?

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John M. Burt's comment, August 24, 2013 12:50 AM
Let me guess: most of the legislators backing this bill are members of the party of limited government...?
Deanna Dahlsad's comment, August 24, 2013 1:17 AM
Of course, John - that's how they roll now ;)
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A Journalist Went Near Mount Rushmore To Take Some Photos. What He Found Changed His Life Forever.

A Journalist Went Near Mount Rushmore To Take Some Photos. What He Found Changed His Life Forever. | For Art's Sake-1 | Scoop.it

A few years ago, Aaron Huey journeyed to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to photograph members of the Oglala Lakota Nation. The disarming stories of deceit, heartbreak, and violence he heard there changed his life forever. I know this is a long one, folks, but I guarantee you'll be hooked by his transformation at 4:38, the breathtaking mural at 6:03, and the devastating words of a 17-year-old at 10:36.

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The many deaths of art

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Is art possible in the absence of the Left? A panel featuring Julieta Aranda (Anton Vidokle), Paul Mattick, Gregg Horowitz, and Yates McKee.


...What happens, in this case, to artistic practices that have no market value? And, what happens to art that is currently produced in situations where there is no market? Is this art not contemporary? Is this art also dying?

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