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Beyond criticism, or, Notes from fantasy island (a response to Criticism and the collapse of culture)

Artist Paul Wilks responds to Eric Coombes’s tour de force of an essay (Criticism


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and the collapse of culture, The Jackdaw Mar-Apr 2011) Matthijs Van Boxsel cites, in The Encyclopaedia of Stupidity, a

301 Moved Permanently

‘Fame Machine’ devised by Villiers de l’Isle Adam, (1883) in which fame 301 Moved Permanently could be manufactured ‘by organic means’. Simply put, the ‘machine’ is a theatre but with […]