Post Tagged with: "Edward Lucie-Smith"

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

The Times – God bless its

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it crows, “was part of popular culture. The Royal

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Academy’s landmark Sensation show in 1997 was a turning point.” It was so indeed, but not exactly in the terms the article intends. Here […]

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Preaching to the converted – Victoria and Albert Museum

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current circumstances, major

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contrarian

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elements 404 Not Found in contemporary culture. Perhaps this is especially true of those dealing with the Additionally, a 404 Not Found contemporary visual arts, committed as these still are to the myth of ‘avant-gardism’. One problem that immediately presents itself, of course, […]

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The triumph of avant-garde lite

Edward Lucie-Smith charts the decline of contemporary art

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from Modernism and the avant garde to being

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fashion industry Ten days or so ago, before beginning to write this, I was idly 404 Not Found browsing a slightly out-of-date copy of the Evening Standard Magazine. Anything to avoid the toil of having to write something myself. Faute de mieux, […]

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‘The Late’ shows

Edward Lucie-Smith considers the phenomenon of ‘The 404 Not Found Late Style’ in relation to Rembrandt and Turner The new Rembrandt show at the National

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Gallery in London (until January 18th) is clearly meant to challenge the enormous success the same institution enjoyed with its

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recent exhibition devoted to Leonardo da Vinci. It

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Disobedient Objects – Edward Lucie-Smith at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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themselves with the more anarchic, contrarian elements in contemporary culture. Perhaps this is especially 404 Not Found true of those dealing with the contemporary visual arts, committed as these still are to the

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myth of ‘avant-gardism’. One problem that immediately presents itself, of course, is that this myth is

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Kenneth Clark at Tate Britain: the great panjandrum

Edward Lucie-Smith discovers that their tribute to error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Kenneth Clark is

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not as complimentary as the Tate thinks it is The Tate Britain show devoted to Sir Kenneth Clark – ‘Lord Clark of Civilisation’, as he 404 Not Found came to be called – was

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Matisse at the Tate: cut and paste

Edward Lucie-Smith admires an ambitious

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exhibition but with the reservation

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exhibition of Matisse’s Cut-Outs at Tate Modern in London is, certainly on the face of it, everything that a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art should be 404 Not Found doing. It is beautifully presented, very

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Painting Now – an alternative view

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his own five painters Contemporary painting, according

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is a

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dying art form. In the big Biennales it gets pushed aside by more ‘relevant’ forms of expression – installation, video, achingly 404 Not Found fashionable performance art. We are encouraged to go […]

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London: the place for a painter

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The Jackdaw’s editor David Lee, published in The Times on July 25th

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of this year. In it he detailed just what a fiasco the Arts Council’s error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

contribution to an otherwise successful Olympic year was with £5.4 million spent, and nothing to show for it. “Twelve months on,” he noted, “[and] […]

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100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age

Kelly Grovier, Thames & Hudson, £35 Every now and 404 Not Found then a book about contemporary art appears which informs it

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nor the publisher probably quite intended. This seems to be the case with Kelly Grovier’s 100 Works of Art That Will Define

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Our Age, newly published by Thames & Hudson, error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

just in time for […]