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Friday, 30 June 2017
The Strange Death of Theo Van Gogh
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by Fergus Downie (July 2017)
 
Little Dutch Boy safeguarding the essential.  (Artwork built on the work of Marguerite Scott)
 
 
Prelude
 
Surveying the life's work of Theo Van Gogh it is difficult not to read into it metaphors of civilisational decline. A distant relative of the great Artist, he had built his modest acclaim slumming the lowest reaches of 21st-century Prolefeed and, by his late thirties, he had exhausted even this cheap line of scatological obsessions. more>>>
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Posted on 06/30/2017 1:02 PM by NER
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30 Jun 2017
Fedallah
It has been quite a while between drinks Fergus Downie. A pleasure, as always. I can offer no greater gratitude than to ask that you write more. Cheers,

1 Jul 2017
Fergus Downie
Drink is the lubricant of all great civilisations. Good to hear from you

1 Jul 2017
Dan
Fergus, this is a fantastic and beautifully written piece. It's a wonderful thing to be able to channel one's knowledge and passion and righteous anger as you have done here. Bravo!

2 Jul 2017
Send an emailFergus
Dan, very kind of you, and glad it spoke to you. Best wishes



 

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