The new, horror and art

In 1979, the poet and playwright Heiner Müller ended his guest speech to a debate in New York on postmodernism by saying: «Fear is the first image of hope, horror the first image of the new».

Müller’s axiom may be a good way of going straight to the matter in hand, and expressing my perplexity at the feeling that art is losing its ability to inspire the emergence of the new.


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