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Joris-Karl Huysmans on Modern Art

  One of my favourite authors! His views on Modern Art are at last translated by Brendan King (Dedalus, 2020). Tim Keane has an excellent article about this in Hyperallergic – a very good art site. And I also review Brendan … Continue reading

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THE DEHUMANIZATION OF ART (1925) Jose Ortega y Gasset

This essay has been a major influence on my work and my thought.  I read it in my twenties, and still value it greatly.  Ortega has always been appreciated by US intellectuals, but is hardly ever cited by writers on art and … Continue reading

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