Farewell to an Idea: Episodes from a History of Modernism by T. J. Clark

By T. J. Clark

This paintings provides T.J. Clark's viewpoint at the background of recent artwork. It asks even if modernism and socialism relied on one another for his or her power, and argues that modernism was once an severe solution to an severe situation - summed up by means of Max Weber because the "disenchantment of the world".

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