There are at least two of us who want to read it. Must be something about the
Now of Rockford TN
Philip Tyre wrote:
> An author and art critic named David Gelernter has written an essay recently
> on the "death of art," in which he extends his analysis from the visual arts
> to performing ones, esp. composition.
> He opines that the current production of "classical" art started declining
> around the time that the intelligentsia lost respect for religion. Any
> religion. Before this (basically the inter-war period), even non-believers
> took metaphysics seriously, and created art that took religion head on.
> We currently have crucifixes in urine, etc. In music, we have atonality. I
> wish I could re-locate the article--I'd like to post the URM for those
> interested, as I'm not doing much of a job describing it.
Please do, although I may be the only one on the list who'd like to read it.