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Review: Compulsive Beauty by Hal Foster Compulsive Beauty Hal Foster MIT Press 1996 (PB) Surrealism has been rediscovered. In the avalanche of this renewed interest arrives Hal Foster’s book Compulsive Beauty. Foster proposes a psychological analysis of Surrealism via Freud, […]

“Beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing-machine and an umbrella on the dissecting-table” -Lautreamont The Rem Koolhaas show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York pointed to one of the key problematics of the post-Modern city, which […]