Context & Identity in Contemporary Hungarian Art

Reimagining the near past and constructing local identities. A Fulbright project by Linnea West (2012-13)

Post-modernism’s failings

quotesY“…art has all too much of a ‘post’-everything air. May not its intertextuality be the symptom of cultural exhaustion, brought on by the failure to meet the avant-garde challenge of doing something creatively different after the heroic age of experimental modernism? Or might it even be a moral and political failure to engage with the real in society?”

-Christopher Butler, Post-modernism

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This entry was posted on October 15, 2012 by in Quote.
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