29 May, 2008
Artforum: May ’68
In this issue of Artforum: May ’68. The sheer magnitude of the events that took place in Paris and around the world forty years ago this month remains striking, and indeed, those paroxysms of protest are often the stuff of nostalgia—and yet their true significance is perhaps still unclear when it comes to the shapes of aesthetic, social, and political narratives today. Seeking to take stock of our own moment, Artforum invited more than a dozen art historians, artists, and philosophers to investigate that seminal moment of rupture in historical counterpoint...