Monthly Archives: January 2015

Anxiety over Nostalgia—Nostalgia for Anxiety: Bringing Waldeinsamkeit Home

This is a text I wrote for an exhibition that recently opened at the Torrance Art Museum Titled titled Sincerely Yours… ______ “Nothing,” A. Wilhelm Schlegel observed, “is Romantic by nature.” With these words, Schlegel attempted to describe Romanticism, the artistic and intellectual movement that spanned from the late 18th to the middle of the […]