Art on the Eve of Destruction

  title={Art on the Eve of Destruction},
  author={Lee Klein},
  journal={PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art},
  • Lee Klein
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Art
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art
Out from the universe of tragedies, subsequent occurrences, and possibilities for future calamities of a cycle which ostensibly began on September 11, 2001 (though not necessarily without prior historical causations and ancient political and or transcontinental fault lines) a whole new range of personal and public experience and imagery has entered into our societal consciousness. Hereafter different modern art signposts (if not works canonically accepted as masterpieces) and their contemporary…