Tom Meyer , Aug 23, 2002; 12:08 a.m.
I haven't seen the article you're referencing, but I've noticed a lot of art school contamination of the commercial aesthetic. Much of the portraiture in Interview and Spin etc. is so bad technically, all I can do is hope it's on purpose. The new post-postmodern anti-art photography. Like we just caught up to where music was 20 years ago. The visual equivalent of the Sex Pistols but commercially and narcissitically motivated. Which means it's lost any legitimacy as art, unlike John and Sid... t