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The way we are now – why ‘avant garde’ is now an obsolete term

The Times – God bless its little cotton socks – has just been celebrating the triumphal return <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ""> of the 1990s as <frame src=""> a creative force. “Suddenly contemporary art” it crows, link “was part of popular culture.