How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post‑Critical History of Aesthetics

Since the 1990s, artists and art writers around the world have increasingly undermined the essentialism associated with notions of “critical practice.” We can see this manifesting in the renewed relevance of what were previously considered “outsider” art practices, the emphasis on first‑person accounts of identity over critical theory, and the proliferation of exhibitions that refuse to distinguish between art and the productions of culture more generally. How Folklore Shaped Modern Art: A Post‑Critical History of Aesthetics underscores how the cultural traditions, belief systems and performed exchanges that were once integral to the folklore discipline are now central to contemporary art’s “post‑critical turn.” This shift is considered here as less a direct confrontation of critical procedures than a symptom of art’s inclusive ideals, overturning the historical separation of fine art from those “uncritical” forms located in material and commercial culture. In a global context, aesthetics is now just one of numerous traditions informing our encounters with visual culture today, symptomatic of the pull towards an impossibly pluralistic image of art that reflects the irreducible conditions of identity.

Данные книги

Ключевые слова

Эстетика, Поп‑арт, Критика

Авторы

Хилл Уэс

Персоналии

Энди Уорхол

Место издания

Нью-Йорк

Издательство

Routledge

Год

2016

Количество страниц

182 страницы

ISBN

9781138931671

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Наличие иллюстраций

Нет

Наличие библиографии

Да

Полочный индекс и авторский знак

709.042 Hil

Количество томов

1

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