Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

April 19, 2017
by Alex King

Is Alex Jones Really a Performance Artist? Who Cares.

Performance art has always inhabited an ambiguous space between everyday behavior and marked-off ‘art’ behavior. And now ultra-conservative Infowars’ Alex Jones says that his vitriolic on-air personality is performance art. He refers to a recent incident as “clearly tongue-in-cheek and basically art performance, as I do in my rants, which I admit I do, as a form of art.” Now everyone is talking about whether or not he’s a performance artist.