Abstract

This essay, a conversation setting different ideas against each other, is an examination of how the concept of the contemporary can be used meaningfully, especially in the context of art. Two forms of the contemporary are distinguished. On the one hand, there is the contemporary that remains subject to constant change and falls prey to a passion of emptiness. On the other hand, there is the contemporary that penetrates into the very heart of metamorphosis.

Additional Information

ISSN
1053-1920
Launched on MUSE
2011-10-15
Open Access
No
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