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In Modernity's Wake: The Ameurunculus Letters
Written on art's behalf to a range of institutions and individuals, the Ameurunculus letters have as their recurring concern the relationship between art, culture and representation.
Unknown Binding, 174 pages
Published January 1st 1989 by Routledge
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...Of all the books in the past ten years I've given the zero-star rating for sheer unreadability, I don't believe I've ever regretted it more than I do with In Modernity's Wake. Phillipson is a fun guy to read, has many good points to make, and has a lot of native wit, something that cultural criticism has been in desperate need of at least since Derrida. Unfortunately, it's all so firmly couched in the jargon of theoretical literature that finding the point of anything becomes something akin ...more