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Art and contemporaneity

Author: Frank Ruda; Jan Voelker
Publisher: Zürich ; Berlin : Diaphanes, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Art is often said to be timeless, but specific works of art always take place within time and maintain a dynamic balance between their conditions of production and reception. Art and Contemporaneity features contributions from leading scholars, including Alain Badiou and Alexander García Düttmann, who bring theories of aesthetic philosophy to bear on one of the most crucial questions about contemporary art: how do  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ruda, Frank.
Art and Contemporaneity.
Chicago : Diaphanes, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Ruda; Jan Voelker
ISBN: 9783037345825 3037345829
OCLC Number: 915560838
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; For and Against the Contemporary An Examination / Alexander García Düttmann; ""No, nobody could ever call me his contemporary."" / Judith Balso; What is Contemporaneity in Theater? Atomism versus Atavism / Oliver Feltham; We Are All Hot Girls in a Mental Asylum: The ""Hollywood Left"" and Contemporary Democracy / Frank Ruda; Fire walk with me: Canetti's Auto-da-Fé / Mark Potocnik; The Urinal and The Syncope / Barbara Formis; The Exhaustion of the Critical Form as Aesthetic Value / Vladimir Safatle. Benjamin and Adorno on Art as Critical Practice / Georg W. BertramTo end the End: Philosophy and the Poem in Badiou / Jan Voelker; Art and Mathematics / Alain Badiou; Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Ruda and Jan Voelker.

Abstract:

Art is often said to be timeless, but specific works of art always take place within time and maintain a dynamic balance between their conditions of production and reception. Art and Contemporaneity features contributions from leading scholars, including Alain Badiou and Alexander García Düttmann, who bring theories of aesthetic philosophy to bear on one of the most crucial questions about contemporary art: how do works of art come to exist within and in relation to time? A specific temporality of an artwork emerges from the material and political conditions of its production. But wo.

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