In his 1910 essay "The New Laokoön," modernist critic Irving Babbitt decried the literary Romantics for what he termed their "suggestiveness"—their mystifications, neglect of neoclassical decorum, substitution of the sensuous over the rational and refusal to respect boundaries between the arts. Riffing off this New Humanist ideal and the word created by its staunchest advocate, artist and curator Nathan Spoor culled more than 50 artists whom he feels represent suggestiveness, or—to be precise—creators who perpetuate ambiguous narratives within highly illustrative storytelling, bending rationale every which way in an effort to generate an organic sensory... More >>>