Esoteric, elitist, extraordinary. Film, Literature, Art. Interchangeable adjectives and subjects.

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So long inaccessible, these previously ring-fenced and exclusive art forms were the exotic pursuits of those with silver spoons or bloated bank accounts or unprecedented access to society’s antipodes. Art was anthropology for those with an eye for the extraordinary; examining and describing lifestyles and locations and themes never visited upon by those with their noses the grindstone of the ordinary world. It was for reckless beatniks on an era-defining roadtrip or junkies in NYC basements with supermodel muses and maverick mentors all of whom were pre-occupied with a desperation to escape the status quo.

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