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Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art

Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art

by Arthur C. Danto

Editeur : Open Court Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780812695403
Broché: 224
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Date d'affichage: 2020-05-27
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"A century ago, beauty was almost unanimously considered the supreme purpose of art and even synonymous with artistic excellence. Yet today beauty has come to be viewed as an aesthetic crime. Artists are now chastised by critics if their works seem to aim at beauty." "In the last few years, however, some artists, critics, and curators have begun to give beauty another look. The resulting discussion is often confused, with arts pundits sometimes seeing beauty as a betrayal of the artist's authentic role, other times working hard to find beauty in the apparently grotesque or disgusting." Leading art critic and philosopher Arthur Danto here explains how the anti-beauty revolution was hatched, and how the modernist