Re: [-empyre-] Is Modernity our Antiquity?- so what's the subject

I think that this thread has so far avoids the obvious -
post-structualism (the engine that drove the post-Modern train)
dis-constructed the subjects of not only of art but of the very
possibility of a cultural identity  -- if there was such a thing as a
contemporary avant garde wouldn't some aspect of its practice be the
construction of a viable subject - till now this thread continues to be
premised on a residual modernist one  in this sense if we lack the
ability to construct our own ideal  then modernity remains our
(degraded) classical period upon which all else built

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