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Monthly Archives: August 2014


Phillipe Halsman, “Clement Greenberg,” 1959. At the moment there are questions going on in my circle about originality and quality – what those things are, what they entail, and if we are even able to recognize what those things might look like in a painting at this late date in the Postmodern era. Let’s face […]

Adam Curtis on our Cultural Stasis

Wonderful essay on the origins of endless past. “What Amazon and many other companies began to do in the late 1990s was build up a giant world of the past on their computer servers. A historical universe that is constantly mined to find new ways of giving back to you today what you liked yesterday […]