JJ Charlesworth

writing on art, culture, politics

Tag: Modernism

  • The Sacred and the Profane

    The sacred and the profane have for long been aspects of the arts in the period of modernity. Profanity was, to start with, an attack on orthodoxy; in Europe of the late 19th and early 20th century, this was often in response to the power of the Catholic church; from the Symbolists through to the…

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