Friday, 9 January 2015

What Is The New Avant Garde? Tony Benn & Mary Whitehouse Respond (1969)

From my falling apart copy of ARK (the Royal College of Art's student magazine), winter 1969, Tony Benn and guardian of moral virtue Mary Whitehouse respond to the question: What do you mean The New Avant Garde? Benn being the Minister of Technology and Power at the time, cites the recent Cybernetic Serendipity show at the ICA as a good way forward. How hip!

More on ARK magazine (some great covers) here


  1. And in 2014, the new Culture Secretary admitted to quite liking U2. Ho hum...

    1. Thus reflecting these times, I suppose, Tim.


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