Love among the ruins: The ends of art in the Anthropocene

 Is art sustainable? Well, of course, that depends on whether you mean the official or the provisional wing of art, and whether you mean sustainable in the short, medium or long term. Examining the proposition means writing a history of the future, like science fiction, along the lines of the 1976 film Logan's Run, with me standing in for Peter Ustinov, the crazy old cat man sitting in the ruins quoting poetry. But let’s go there, one point at a time.

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