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A hunger for aesthetics : enacting the demands of art

Author: Michael Kelly
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2012.
Series: Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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For decades, aesthetics has been subjected to a variety of critiques, often concerning its treatment of beauty or the autonomy of art. Collectively, these complaints have generated an anti-aesthetic stance now prevalent in the contemporary art world. Yet if we examine the motivations for these critiques, Michael Kelly argues, we find theorists and artists hungering for a new kind of aesthetics, one better calibrated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kelly
ISBN: 0231526784 9780231526784
OCLC Number: 1335027654
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xxii, 242 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : the Dewey effect --
The Pop effect --
The Sontageffect --
The Richter effect --
The Salcedo effect.
Series Title: Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts.
Responsibility: MichaelKelly.

Abstract:

For decades, aesthetics has been subjected to a variety of critiques, often concerning its treatment of beauty or the autonomy of art. Collectively, these complaints have generated an anti-aesthetic stance now prevalent in the contemporary art world. Yet if we examine the motivations for these critiques, Michael Kelly argues, we find theorists and artists hungering for a new kind of aesthetics, one better calibrated to contemporary art and its moral and political demands. Following an analysis of the work of Stanley Cavell, ArthurDanto, Umberto Eco, Susan Sontag, and other philoso.

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