London is a museum world, and the museum, like the cathedral or the palazzo in their day, is the dominant symbol of our postmodern times. A museum is an imposing assemblage of bits and pieces, history for attention-deficit amnesiacs.
Wendy Steiner (b.1949), The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism
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An interesting concept, it has to be said.
To be perfectly truthful, I found it a little confusing, but there I’m just a London cabbie.
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Yes, it was rather ambiguous.