By Comfort, Alex; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Honeywell, Carissa; Read, Herbert; Ward, Colin; Comfort, Alex
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47. Goodway Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow, pp. 261–2. 48. Richard Taylor, Against the Bomb: The British Movement 1958–1965 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988), p. 247. 1 As a statement of challenge this artwork assumes an awareness of the significance of Read’s contribution to art criticism. To date, no one has pulped any of Read’s political commentary, which has mostly been treated as an eccentric quirk of his promotion of novelty. However, Herbert Read was more than an art critic. He succeeded in drawing anarchist and British intellectual sources into a unique set of insights about the transformative potential of human experience in one particular incorruptible sphere: the human perception of beauty.
T. Paine, The Rights of Man (1792; London: Watts, The Thinkers Library, 1939) Part 2, ch. 1, p. 134. 10. Geoffrey Ostergaard, ‘Resisting the Nation-State: The Pacifist and Anarchist Traditions’, pp. ) The Nation-State. The Formation of Modern Politics (Oxford: Martin Robertson, 1981), pp. 183–4. 11. Randolph S. Bourne, ‘The State’ (1919), in War and the Intellectual: Essays, 1915–1919 (New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1964), pp. 71–2. 12. Randolph S. Bourne, ‘The State’, pp. 71–2. 13. Ostergaard ‘Resisting the Nation-State: The Pacifist and Anarchist Traditions’, p.
After the war Read threw himself into the fray of contemporary cultural debate in Britain on the side of the aesthetic avantgarde. The ideas he developed in relation to the meaning of art, and the human significance of the creation and perception of art, were marked by his developing anarchist philosophy. His art criticism over the first half of the twentieth century was aimed at interpreting aesthetic modernism as a medium for radical and idealistic renewal. 29 In 1921, taking on the editorship of the works of T.