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A Snake's Tail Full of Ants: Art, Ecology, and Consciousness

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A Snake's Tail Full of Ants: Art, Ecology, and Consciousness - Lane, John, and Reichel-Dolmatoff, Gerardo
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There is evidence of a sea-change in Western consciousness over the last three or four decades of the 20th century, which implies a fundamental rejection of the arts of humanism; the tradition of art for the elite, art cut off from society, from nature and from the sacred (added, as Eric Gill once said, like a sauce to otherwise unpalatable fish), cannot serve the needs of our future society. John Lane both celebrates the power and challenges the defect of this 500-year-old tradition, invariably claimed to be the finest ...

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A Snake's Tail Full of Ants: Art, Ecology, and Consciousness 1996, Green Books

ISBN-13: 9781870098656

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