Modern Art is Rubbish

“MOST CONCEPT ART IS PRETENTIOUS, SELF-INDULGENT, CRAFTLESS TAT”   (The quote is not new, but was said by the then chairman of the London Institute of Contemporary Arts. http://www.artsjournal.com/visualarts/visualarts0102.shtml)   Does your teacher talk to you about contemporary and/or conceptual art? If so, what are the values and judgment he/she is passing on?   Of course, “contemporary art” is hugely diverse, and the label itself is broad and imprecise.   We could try to narrow it down - possible areas include ‘recent’ art (say, created since the year 2000), ...