The Avant Garde’s Slide into Irrelevance

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The Avant Garde’s Slide into Irrelevance

Published January 8, 2019

A new article was recently published in Quillette by TRAC Chair, Michael Pearce, titled "The Avant Garde’s Slide into Irrelevance".

"Many adherents to the aesthetics of the avant-garde in tenured positions at American art schools and universities are still enthusiastic supporters of the ideas and strategies that won them the culture wars of the late twentieth century. They steadfastly cleave to the doctrinal ideas that brought them into their positions of power and authority and have entrenched themselves in defense of an exclusively Euro-centric cult of avant-garde art. But as Western culture has changed around them, they have been outflanked by sentiment and technology."

To read the full article click here.