Posts Tagged 'New Romanticism'

The New Weird Generation (II)

The New Weird Generation (II)

In a previous post on The New Weird Generation I wrote that artists such as Antony Hegarty, Coco Rosie and Devendra Banhart perceive everyday life as alienating – as too rational, mature,

Herzog & de Meuron (2)

Herzog & de Meuron (2)

Architects, we wrote in a previous post, struggle to find an aesthetics proper to the metamodern structure of feeling. A particularly interesting exception to this rule is the office of Herzog &

The New Weird Generation (I)

The New Weird Generation (I)

In the documentary The Eternal Children (see also ‘CocoRosie’), Antony Hegarty, lead singer of the pop ensemble Antony and the Johnsons, perceives the waning of a postmodern sensibility, and the rise of

New Romanticism

New Romanticism

The world must be romanticized. In this way its original meaning will be rediscovered. To romanticize is nothing but a qualitative heightening. In this process the lower self becomes identified with a