This is the book I’m most looking forward to this year

And it’s a reprint, and I already own the original:

It’s that good.

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In C

Illness and a very busy work schedule have prevented me from reading this month’s Big Other Book Club selection, Tom McCarthy’s C, but I still wanted to contribute something. So, for anyone who is reading/discussing it, here’s some background music:

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What Is Experimental Art?

Edgar Degas, "Les Danseuses Bleues" (1890)

One typically hears unusual art called three different things, often interchangeably:

  • Innovative
  • Avant-Garde
  • Experimental

But what do these three words mean? Do they mean the same thing? I don’t think so, and in this post I’ll point out some basic differences between them. I’ll also define what I think experimental art essentially is, and how such art operates.

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