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Arlo Mountford reminds us that theorizing in times of crisis is often mere pageantry. Calls for a return to the simple way of life and to community values to stave off depression sound appealing, but we cannot ignore the last hundred years and the development of a western world who simply shrug their shoulders when things go wrong.

Nicola Harvey, ‘Arlo Mountford’ in Frieze, March 2009.

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