A Compendium of Progress

78 x 50cm, stone lithographs using “ghost printing” technique
14 print series
Edition of 1
2016

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List of texts in the Compendium:

Xenophanes, Fragment B18 (c. 570 – 475 BC)
Machiavelli, Discorsi sopra la prima Deca di Tito Livio (1531)
de Fontenelle, Digression sur les Anciens et les Modernes (1688)
Leibniz, De Rerum Originatione (1697)
Condorcet, Esquisse d’un Tableau Historique des Progrès de l’Esprit Humain (1793)
Tennyson, from ‘Locksley Hall’ (1835)
de Gobineau, Essai sur l’inégalité des races humaines (1852)
Kraus, ‘Der Fortschritt’ (1909)
Spengler, The Decline of the West (1918)
Eliot, from ‘Four Quartets’ (1943)
Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty (1960)
von Wright, Myten om framsteget (1993)
Pinker, The Better Angels of our Nature (2011)
Sam Riviere, ‘Cuts’ from 81 Austerities (2011)