A Postcard from Denmark

I'm sitting here, in Copenhagen, thinking of you all. Travelling, like this, makes you dreamy, and makes you desire to view things from a distance. You fly, you see, and the tiny world below you becomes as beautiful as moonrise.

In a sense, it's the same with exhibitions. And this, perhaps, is why this episode of Front Row, a BBC Radio Four favorite of mine, struck me. For it talks about the new V&A Exhibition 'Postmodernism - Style and Subversion 1970-1980'. Really, in museums, in exhibitions, we are looking at moonrises - whether they are from worlds now distanced in history from us, or distanced in geography, we all look at the surface of the moon.

On a side note, there is also an interesting interview with A.S.Byatt on her new book Ragnorok, for those of you with Nordic or mythological inclinations.


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