From an aesthetic point of view : philosophy, art, and the senses /

Contemporary visual art stands on the ruins of beauty. What is the place of aesthetic in the experience of such art? And how has it changed in the two hundred years since the emergence of the modern conception of art as the object of a distinctive kind of pleasure? The essays in this volume, by phil...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Osborne, Peter, 1958-
Format: Book
Published: London : Serpent's Tail, 2000.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: From an aesthetic point of view / Peter Osborne 1
  • What aesthetics can mean / Jacques Ranclere 13
  • Modernity, subjectivity and aesthetic reflection / Christoph Menke 35
  • The aesthetic theory of the arts / Jonathan Ree 57
  • De-arting / Alexander Garcia Duttmann 71
  • Theoretical excess: Transformations of painting / Sylviane Agacinski 91
  • The horror of nonidentity: Cindy Sherman's tragic modernism / Jay Bernstein 107
  • And woman? A response to Bernstein / Mandy Merck 145
  • In bed with the monochrome / David Batchelor 151
  • The absolute monochrome: A response to Batchelor / Howard Caygill 177.