In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Only a Promise of Happiness: Princeton University Press,pp. Wendy Steiner, in The Trouble with Beauty, took Modernism and the art of the twentieth-century avant-garde as her target;4 whereas John Armstrong's The Secret Power of Beauty provided a sustained and accessible look at the history of aesthetic thought and reminded us of the significance of beauty in our lives, as both a concept and as a value.
The uniqueness of his oeuvre lies precisely in its avoidance of conventional aesthetics and discursive classifications.
A leading figure of the Belgian avant-garde, Mees left behind an outstanding body of work that transgresses geometric abstraction, Minimalism, Conceptualism, and applied art. The only performances that make it all the way Yes, but is it performable? Written between andthe texts range from public statements, poetic short prose, and film scripts to reflections on the role of the artist and essays on art for children.
Working from the dual vantage points of South Africa and Europe, the project considers plants as both witnesses to, and dynamic agents in, history. It links nature and humans, rural and cosmopolitan medicine, tradition and modernity across different geographies, histories, and systems of knowledge—exploring the variety of curative, spiritual, and economic powers of plants.
Focusing on a rich ten-year period of production that began in the mid-sixties, it brings new attention to the artistic and intellectual practice of a figure known primarily as one of the main exponents of the Radical Architecture movement.
For two years the writing process and the artistic process were interwoven, feeding each other as they evolved. No longer a placid slow-moving orb, the world is now perceived as a hothouse of activity and hyper-connectivity that cannot keep up with its inhabitants.
The internet has collectively bound human society, replacing the world as the network of all networks. Looking at Art in the Digital Age, writer and curator Omar Kholeif traces the birth of a culture propagated but also consumed by this digitized network.
This much-hyped view is rejected in favor of a more rigorous Marxist interpretation of the nature of surplus value, and its role in a systematic law of value. Erik Hagen, Mario Pfeifer Eds.
Profit over Peace in Western Sahara How commercial interests undermine self-determination in the last colony in Africa Profit over Peace in Western Sahara examines the role of natural resources in the occupation of the Western Sahara, a territory considered by the United Nations to still be awaiting decolonization.
Josephine Prydelapses in Thinking By the person i Am In the body of work documented here, Pryde combines a series of color photographs of hands touching objects with a scale-model freight train and track, replete with miniaturized graffiti, that took visitors in a short ride through the exhibition.
Through photography and sculpture, Pryde pays close attention to the nature of image making and the conditions display, subtly reworking codes and conventions to alter our cultural perception and understanding of each. Su-Mei TseNested Marked by her cosmopolitan origins, between Europe and Asia, and by an attention to the sonorous dimension of the world, the practice of Su-Mei Tse involves issues such as time, memory, musicality, and language.
Ellen CantorA history of the world as it has become known to me Ellen Cantor — combined ready-made materials with diaristic notes and drawings to probe her perceptions and experiences of personal desire and institutional violence. Jennifer BornsteinPrints Prints by Jennifer Bornstein gathers together a body of work encompassing her latest projects in printmaking during a recent fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
These works are contextualized by earlier projects in drawing, film, and artist books that span the s to the present. Presenting new research on the artist and providing an unprecedented overview of two decades of work, the book features eleven essays and two interviews, alongside richly illustrated project pages and texts by the artist.
How do artists work today? Has the pluralism of art given way to a pluralism of roles that artists may occupy? What are the contemporary conditions of labour producing this new state of affairs, and what re-skilling does it ask of artists? These are some of the questions addressed in The Artist As.
The New Performance Turn, Its Histories and Its Institutions The choreographic turn in the visual arts from to can be identified by the sudden emergence of works created by different visual artists around the world. Each used dance or choreographic procedures to reinvent, reimagine, and reimage how the visual arts produced and conceived its images and objects.
Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence aims to question and provide answers to current border issues in Europe.
Central to this investigation is a refugee crisis that is primarily a crisis of global Western capitalism and its components: Natasha Ginwala, Daniel Muzyczuk Eds. The Museum of Rhythm The Museum of Rhythm is a speculative institution that engages rhythm as a tool for interrogating the foundations of modernity and the sensual complex of time in daily experience.
When entering a larger cultural infrastructure such as the art museum, it juxtaposes modern and contemporary art with ethnographic research, cinema, music, and scientific instruments to set in resonance a critical apparatus and conduct exercises in Rhythmanalysis.
This book, and the exhibition upon which it is based, is an outcome of durational research that sees art as one of the means by which the ideologies of rhythm are implemented. The amalgamations of text and image appear in the form of audiovisual transcripts, much of the material scavenged verbatim from popular culture and the user-generated web content of platforms like YouTube, Craigslist, and Reddit.
Alex Klein, Milena Hoegsberg Eds. Ineke HansWas ist Loos? Wolfgang Tillmans, Brigitte Oetker Eds. Jahresring 64 What Is Different?Similarly with Kierkegaard’s pseudo-dialectic: the aesthetic and the ethical are both annulled and preserved in their synthesis in the religious stage.
As far as the aesthetic stage of existence is concerned what is preserved in the higher religious stage is the sense of . A comprehensive, critical analysis of poems by Seamus Heaney. Above, The Grauballe Man.
Credits: Malene Thyssen Sandstone Keepsake (Station Island). We seem to have established a nascent tradition here on ashio-midori.com around fifth Wednesdays, and I’m by no means distressed by that. The first month with five Wednesdays since the new blog launched, which was this last August, I decided on the spur of the moment to ask my readers to propose a topic for.
Process Philosophy. Process philosophy is a longstanding philosophical tradition that emphasizes becoming and changing over static being. Though present in many historical and cultural periods, the term “process philosophy” is primarily associated with the work of the philosophers Alfred North Whitehead () and Charles Hartshorne ().
An Explanation of the Higher Immediacy By Contrasting In With the Ethical and the Aesthetic. words. 1 page.
An Analysis of the Genesis as a Parable in the Christian World. words. 2 pages. A Short Study on Hinduism. words. 1 page. Animism in Ancient Greece and the Contributions of Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes.
Either/Or (Danish: Enten – Eller) is the first published work of the Danish philosopher Søren ashio-midori.coming in two volumes in under the pseudonymous editorship of Victor Eremita (Latin for "victorious hermit"), it outlines a theory of human existence, marked by the distinction between an essentially hedonistic, aesthetic mode of life and the ethical .