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A contribution towards a programme for the arts

A contribution towards a programme for the arts

The Editors History is about to accelerate. The world financial crisis broke a decade ago. Like car crash victims dazed by the impact, the working-class, poor and young people who continue to suffer have had little coherent response, largely due ...

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Is crowdfunding the future of art?

Is crowdfunding the future of art?

By George Martin Fell Brown Do you remember Dragon’s Lair, the 1980s sword and sorcery arcade game featuring amazing, hand-drawn animation by none other than legendary animator Don Bluth? Well, guess what. Don Bluth is back and he wants to ...

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¡Que la música siga siendo revolucionaria!

¡Que la música siga siendo revolucionaria!

¿Se ha estancado la innovación musical bajo el capitalismo neoliberal?  Koerian Verbesselt Version in English En la sociedad capitalista muchos críticos musicales tienden a mitificar a los artistas y tratarlos como dioses, como si éstos tuvieran acceso a una fuente ...

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Surrealism’s place in the fight against capitalism

Surrealism’s place in the fight against capitalism

by Peter Harris “Surrealist art retains great popularity – in profitable, blockbuster exhibitions, and its prominence in modern art museums. Its immense influence on art, film, writing and many other media continues unabated today. It may be mentioned from time ...

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Let’s keep music revolutionary

Let’s keep music revolutionary

Is musical innovation stagnating under neoliberal capitalism? Koerian Verbesselt investigates. Español In capitalist society, many critics tend to deify artists; treat them as godlike, as if they had access to some special and hidden source of inspiration, spurring their artistic ...

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Socialismo en el espacio

Socialismo en el espacio

El 8 de septiembre de 2016 se celebró el cincuenta aniversario de ‘Star Trek’. Son muchos los que ven la longeva serie clásica de ciencia ficción como una visión de una sociedad post-capitalista. George Martin Fell Brown examina ‘Star Trek’ ...

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Frida Kahlo: tra arte e rivoluzione

Frida Kahlo: tra arte e rivoluzione

Forte, intelligente, passionale, creativa. Sono tanti gli aggettivi con cui oggi si descrive la figura di Frida Kahlo, artista messicana che ha conquistato l’immortalità attraverso la sua arte. È stata una donna straordinaria per forza e vitalità, che amava la vita ...

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Socialism in space

Socialism in space

8th September 2016 marked the fiftieth anniversary of ‘Star Trek’. Many see the enduring classic of science fiction as a vision of post-capitalist society. George Martin Fell Brown examines Star Trek and socialism. Español The original series of Star Trek, created ...

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