Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In
Search
World News Archive (2009)
Blog Home All Blogs
Search all posts for:   

 

View all (89) posts »
 

Review: "Damaged Romanticism" at NYU's Grey Art Gallery

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Updated: Thursday, January 2, 2014
Image

The title suggests a love affair gone awry, but there's precious little romance to be found in "Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion."


There is, however, the disappointment of art that doesn't live up to big ideas.

The "damage" in "Damaged Romanticism" is a slippery term. It refers chiefly to a pragmatism that would have been alien to 19th-century Romantics. It's also shorthand for apocalypse fantasies, or what the curators call "an aftermath aesthetic."

Read the complete review in the New York Times.

Download PDF (6 K)

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
Permalink | Comments (0)
 
Thank you for taking the time to participate in the survey below.

Membership Management Software  ::  Legal