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An interview with Amia Srinivasan, Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford and author of the book The Right To Sex. If our desires are socially _...Read More_
An interview with Amia Srinivasan, Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford and author of the book The Right To Sex. If our desires are socially _...Read More_
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>"Joan Mitchell was one of the leading second-generation Abstract Expressionists. Here's why she's important."
>"Joan Mitchell was one of the leading second-generation Abstract Expressionists. Here's why she's important."
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"Tempting it might be, but the idea that culture has become vacuous and banal comes with unsavoury implications"
"Tempting it might be, but the idea that culture has become vacuous and banal comes with unsavoury implications"
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As society has become more sex-positive, not wanting sex at all is still seen as a problem to be fixed. That harms asexual people—but also everyone.
As society has become more sex-positive, not wanting sex at all is still seen as a problem to be fixed. That harms asexual people—but also everyone.
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Creativity is dead, long live curation Curation as a preferential strategy for brand differentiation, relevance, and equity gain.
Creativity is dead, long live curation Curation as a preferential strategy for brand differentiation, relevance, and equity gain.
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Are we free? Are you, me and everyone else in the democratic West, the supposedly “free world”, as free as anyone is ever going to be? And how do we even measure how free a society is in the first place?
Are we free? Are you, me and everyone else in the democratic West, the supposedly “free world”, as free as anyone is ever going to be? And how do we even measure how free a society is in the first place?
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In my previous article, I argued that societies advance through four emo­tional regi­mes: from fear, to guilt, to shame, to Sklavenmoral (which, if the patt­­ern holds, is only truly becoming dominant in the most advan­ced mod­ern _...Read More_
In my previous article, I argued that societies advance through four emo­tional regi­mes: from fear, to guilt, to shame, to Sklavenmoral (which, if the patt­­ern holds, is only truly becoming dominant in the most advan­ced mod­ern _...Read More_
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"The most influential thinkers of the last half century are an obscure group of French philosophers — Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and possibly others like Jacques Lacan…"
"The most influential thinkers of the last half century are an obscure group of French philosophers — Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and possibly others like Jacques Lacan…"
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>"Adored guru and reviled provocateur, he dropped out of sight. Now the irresistible ordeal of modern cultural celebrity has brought him back."
>"Adored guru and reviled provocateur, he dropped out of sight. Now the irresistible ordeal of modern cultural celebrity has brought him back."
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>"Art and the climate share a crucial trait – rapid change. Carson Chan explores how a theory of ‘liquid modernity’ has made new waves in art and asks: What if art _...Read More_
>"Art and the climate share a crucial trait – rapid change. Carson Chan explores how a theory of ‘liquid modernity’ has made new waves in art and asks: What if art _...Read More_
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"The Hidden Mod in Modern Art: London, 1957–1969, by Thomas Crow. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. 200 pages.THOMAS CROW’S NEW VOLUME, The Hidden Mod in Modern Art: London, 1957–1969, is a meticulous account of the imbrications _...Read More_
"The Hidden Mod in Modern Art: London, 1957–1969, by Thomas Crow. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2020. 200 pages.THOMAS CROW’S NEW VOLUME, The Hidden Mod in Modern Art: London, 1957–1969, is a meticulous account of the imbrications _...Read More_
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The book is mostly technical, but strives to eschew the naive techno-optimistism or market fundamentalism of conventional smart city hype.
The book is mostly technical, but strives to eschew the naive techno-optimistism or market fundamentalism of conventional smart city hype.
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In a new exhibition, the harmful impact architecture has often had on communities of colour is explored along with ideas of how to move forward"
In a new exhibition, the harmful impact architecture has often had on communities of colour is explored along with ideas of how to move forward"