Structure, Metaphor, Contemporary Art

Domenick Ammirati with Mevis & Van Deursen

Recently I read Bruno Latourís We Have Never Been Modern, from 1991. Iíd gotten the sense from talking to my more intellectually conscientious friends that Latour had a lot to say about the current moment, which feels generally transitional; in particular, in art it seems an in-between time descended after the economic collapse, drawing to a close a period dominated in my mind by, on the one hand, salable neoformalist work (however intellectually justified, however imbricated in considerations of process, however good) and, on the other...

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