THE POP SITUATIONISTS
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Punk rock was the ultimate art school music movement. It brought to a head fifteen years of questions about creativity in a mass medium, and tried to keep in play bohemian ideals of authenticity and Pop art ideals of artifice. Its failure marked the death of rock Romanticism and the rise, instead, of the ‘New Romantics’. It ushered popular music into postmodernism.