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When the fashioning of images was detached from collective ritual, when, in other words, art left the house of magic and religion where it had been born and nurtured, it gained the exhilarating freedom we so prize in the modern artist. But along with this freedom came the struggle to discover new functions, new criteria of value, new zones of action to replace the old lost unities that art (under …

When the fashioning of images was detached from collective ritual, when, in other words, art left the house of magic and religion where it had been born and nurtured, it gained the exhilarating freedom we so prize in the modern artist. But along with this freedom came the struggle to discover new functions, new criteria of value, new zones of action to replace the old lost unities that art (under whatever guise) enjoyed in the hands of shamans, priests, kings and farmers. Like every other contemporary artist, Enrique Martínez Celaya must grapple with this radical liberty, which he does so …

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