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Unformatted text preview: convince audiences to accept avant gardes. I agree with the American avant gardes have the ability to thrive but their ultimate success is depend on the public, Cowen has pointed out something that I am really agree with, The virtues of cultural market lie not in the quality of mass taste but rather in the ability of artists to find minority support of their won conceptions. Even Michael Jackson, an unparalleled cultural phenomenon whose Thriller album has sold fifty million copies worldwide, has never commanded the allegiance of most Americans (34). No one on the earth can support by everyone, someone can be succeeded even there is only a portion of people support him/her. Yes, Lady Gaga again, she is controversial, but still many audiences accepted her and start loving her and definitely she is a successful avant garde in today society....
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- Spring '07