A History of the Human Heart

Posted on by Tom Fleming

The ten essays on art and the role of the artist which make up Art Objects are a manifesto written for the turn of the new century which echoes the tenets and the manifesto-making of High Modernism. Jeanette Winterson calls upon the artist to ‘make it new’ (Pound), elaborates the metaphor of the artist as […]

Connolly’s Parlour Game

Posted on by Tom Fleming

IF ANYONE EVER doubted (and some certainly have) that the twentieth century underwent a major revolution in the arts and ideas that merits the generic name of Modernism, and so parallels the other great stylistic eras we call Neo-Classicism and Romanticism, then a recent festivity in the Guardian devoted to the topic of ‘Postmodernism’ ought […]

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