Mon. Dec 6th, 2021

Category: J. G. Ballard

I suspect that many of the great cultural shifts that prepare the way for political change are largely aesthetic. A Buick radiator grille is as much a political statement as a Rolls Royce radiator grille, one enshrining a machine aesthetic driven by a populist optimism, the other enshrining a hierarchical and exclusive social order.

Quote I suspect that many of the great cultural shifts that prepare the way for political change are largely aesthetic.…