Finally getting to Kerry Bolton’s Artist of the Right was an honest realization of how little I knew of the history of dissident, Right-wing art and literature. One of the artists I was most intrigued by was Wyndham Lewis, and particularly his first novel, Tarr. Though it was originally published in 1918 and later revised in 1928, what makes this piece of literature as timeless and as relevant as ever is its inclusion of not only a place – Paris –, but an entire ideology and way of life as a main character in the story. (more…)
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April 8, 2022 Anthony Bavaria 8 comments
Wyndham Lewis’ Tarr
March 12, 2020 Margot Metroland
Reviewing a story collection in 1925, an American critic compared Gabriele d’Annunzio’s influence on the Italian mindset to that of Rudyard Kipling in England. “[T]o understand him is to understand pre-war and immediately post-war Italy.”  That sort of remark is almost inaccessible to us today; when we think of the Great War, if we think of the Great War at all, we surely don’t automatically think of Kipling or d’Annunzio. That is one hurdle in approaching d’Annunzio today. (more…)
February 6, 2020 Kerry Bolton 8 comments
Australian Artists of the Right: Ian Mudie
The idea of “Australianity,” the uniqueness of Australia as a nation and new nationality, has its origins both in the pioneer labor movement and in the novelists, poets, and artists who saw vast possibilities in building a new civilization unencumbered by the decay of the Old World. The first saw their “socialism” in terms of a non-doctrinaire “mateship” that could forge a new “race” called Australians: an amalgam of the sundry peoples that had settled Australia from Europe, (more…)
January 26, 2013 Greg Johnson
Avant-propos à Kerry Bolton, Artists of the Right
Les gens de gauche pensent que leur croyance en l’égalité humaine les rend meilleurs que le reste d’entre nous. Ils sont particulièrement attachés à l’idée qu’ils ne sont pas seulement le parti de l’humanité, mais aussi celui des élites intellectuelles et artistiques. C’est donc un profond embarras pour la gauche que quelques-uns des plus grands esprits créatifs du XXe siècle – incluant des modernistes de premier plan – étaient des hommes de droite, et pas seulement des conservateurs, mais des fascistes, des nationaux-socialistes, et des compagnons de route. (more…)
October 24, 2012 Greg Johnson 1 comment
From the Editor
Kerry Bolton’s Artists of the Right is Here!
The paperback of Kerry Bolton’s Artists of the Right arrived at our offices yesterday, and it is beautiful! We have now shipped all paperback orders of Artists of the Right.
If you have not ordered Artists of the Right yet, do so today.
The hardcovers have been printed and are in transit. We should have them next week, and they will be shipped immediately.
September 27, 2012 Greg Johnson 5 comments
From the Editor
Kerry Bolton’s Artists of the Right
Kerry Bolton’s Artists of the Right has been delayed for a couple of months due to a lack of funds. We now have the money, and the book has been sent to the printers. The new release date is Friday, October 19, 2012.
We are taking pre-orders here: https://counter-currents.com/artists-of-the-right/