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Contemporary art is postconceptual art
by / RP 183 (Jan/Feb 2014) / Article

Peter Osborne, Anywhere or Not At All: Philosophy of Contemporary Art, Verso, London and New York, 2013. vi + 282 pp., £60.00 hb., £19.95 pb., 978 1 78168 113 8 hb., 978 1 78168 094 0 pb. Numbers in parentheses in the main text refer to page numbers of this book. ‘The coming together of different times that constitute the contemporary, and the relations between the social spaces in which […]


Capitalist Epics

Abstraction, totality and the theory of the novel
by / RP 163 (Sep/Oct 2010) / Article

In our recent highlight from RP163, David Cunningham examines the relationship between Lukács’ ‘The Theory of the Novel’ and his later Marxist works, and its asks how we are to read this work today.


A sudden topicality

Marx, Nietzsche and the politics of crisis
by / RP 160 (Mar/Apr 2010) / Article

Marx, Nietzsche and the politics of crisis


Notes on the photographic image

Dossier: Undoing the Aesthetic Image, with an introduction by Peter Osborne
by / RP 156 (Jul/Aug 2009) / Article


The jargon of finitude

Or, materialism today
by / RP 155 (May/Jun 2009) / Article


Walter Benjamin and the Red Army Faction, Part 3

by / RP 154 (Mar/Apr 2009) / Article


Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf

Propaganda architecture
by , , and / RP 154 (Mar/Apr 2009) / Interview


Flux and flurry

Stillness and hypermovement in animated worlds
by / RP 152 (Nov/Dec 2008) / Article


The impossibility of gender in narratives of China’s modernity

by / RP 146 (Nov/Dec 2007) / Article


War on latency: On some relations between surrealism and terror

Dossier: Spheres of action - Art and politics, with introduction by Peter Osborne
by / RP 137 (May/Jun 2006) / Article


The Dreambird of Experience

Utopia, Possibility, Boredom
by / RP 137 (May/Jun 2006) / Article


Nihilism and faith

Rose, Bernstein and the future of Critical Theory
by / RP 134 (Nov/Dec 2005) / Article


Quartering the millennium

by / RP 116 (Nov/Dec 2002) / Article


Cracking the cultural code

Methodological reflections on Kracauer’s ‘The Mass Ornament’
by / RP 099 (Jan/Feb 2000) / Article


The significance of the twentieth century

by / RP 098 (Nov/Dec 1999) / Commentary


The space of flows and timeless time

Manuel Castells’s The Information Age
by / RP 097 (Sep/Oct 1999) / Article


Agnes Heller

Post-Marxism and the ethics of modernity
by and / RP 094 (Mar/Apr 1999) / Interview


Radical Conservatism, or, the Conservatism of Radicals

Giddens, Blair and the Politics of Reaction
by / RP 093 (Jan/Feb 1999) / Article


The burden of our time

Hannah Arendt and the critique of political modernity
by / RP 092 (Nov/Dec 1998) / Article


Time and the working mother

Kristeva’s ‘Women’s Time’ revisited
by / RP 091 (Sep/Oct 1998) / Article

If there is one issue that occupies current debates in the media, and that is shaping British society in the last years of the century, it is the nature of time. This is arguably less to do with millennial fever than with the transformations in working practices which have, for the first time since the Second World War, brought women into the workforce in greater numbers than men.1 If the […]