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Silencing and the assertion of power

August 20, 2009 by ritchellchoong · 1 Comment · General Thoughts on Modernism

The Gikandi reading made me deeply aware of the fact that in fighting for a new kind of art that would rival their predecessors, Modernist artists necessarily have deny and subjugate another marginal group so as to assert some kind of individual power/strength. Despite the various meditations, to me, Picasso’s “avant-garde” technique is really just […]

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