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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 of the 1990s as a creative force. “Suddenly contemporary art”

it crows, “was part of popular culture. The Royal Academy’s landmark Sensation show 301 Moved Permanently in 1997 was a turning point.” It was so indeed, but not exactly in the

301 Moved Permanently

terms the article intends. Here […]