Taste & The Fake



“These notes are for Oscar Wilde.

‘One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.’ – Phrases & Philosophies for the Use of the Young

…Camp which knows itself to be Camp (‘camping’) is usually less satisfying… In naive, or pure, Camp, the essential element is seriousness, a seriousness that fails.”

-Susan Sontag, Notes on “Camp”


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