John Wyver writes: Today sees the start of the online conference 'Future States: Modernity and national identity in popular magazines, 1890-1945' which I introduced last week. Organised by the Centre for Design History, University of Brighton, this
Until quite recently I posted a list of links each Sunday of stuff that over the previous week I had found interesting or intriguing. The format had its fans (including, most weeks, me) but a combination of other calls on
Our colleague TOM ALLEN reflects on postmodernism and history, on the ideas of Frederic Jameson and Karl Marx, and on the art of Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
I was recently re-reading the first chapter of Frederic Jameson's