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Georg Lukács, “Realism in the Balance” , in Theodor Adorno et al., Aesthetics and Politics, 41:
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One inescapable consequence of an attitude alien or hostile to reality makes itself increasingly evident in the art of the ‘avant-garde’: a growing paucity of content, extended to a point where absence of content or hostility towards it is upheld on principle.