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The Re-enchantment of the World: Art versus Religion

Gordon Graham

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265961
eISBN:
9780191708756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265961.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book takes as its starting point Max Weber's contention that contemporary Western culture is marked by a ‘disenchantment of the world’ — the loss of spiritual value in the wake of religion's ... More


 Ritual Performance and Ritual Practice: Teaching the Multiple Forms and Dimensions of Ritual

Linda Ekstrom and Richard D. Hecht

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects upon the chapter's authors' experience in teaching a course on religion and contemporary art, and how they seek to help students understand the ritual dimensions of religion and ... More


Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Stephen Zepke and Simon O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What is at stake for contemporary art in the take up of Deleuze and Guattari's thought? What are the limits and possibilities of this take up? To address these questions, this book presents a series ... More


Continuum 1952–1961

in Art and Pluralism: Lawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316456
eISBN:
9781846316708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846316456.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Lawrence Alloway's scope as an art critic became international in 1950, but his criticism only changed significantly the following year after a review of a Roberto Matta exhibition at the Institute ... More


The Pop Effect

Michael Kelly

in A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152921
eISBN:
9780231526784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152921.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the nascent collaboration between aesthetics and contemporary art by focusing on the critical reception of the emergence of American Pop art in the early 1960s by four ... More


Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Liam Gillick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The history of modern art is often told through aesthetic breakthroughs that sync well with cultural and political change. From Courbet to Picasso, from Malevich to Warhol, it is accepted that art ... More


From Aesthetics to the Abstract Machine: Deleuze, Guattari and Contemporary Art Practice

Simon O’Sullivan

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines contemporary art practice in relation to the works of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. It describes a certain kind of contemporary art practice utilising what might loosely be ... More


Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Alena Alexandrova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

During the past two decades curators and artists have shown a distinct interest in religion, its different traditions, manifestations in public life, gestures and images. Since the early 1990s in ... More


Introduction: Situating Contemporary Art and Religion

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Introduction provides an overview of the central questions and the theoretical framework of the book. Since the early 1990s in Europe and the United States many artists critically re-appropriated ... More


The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

Angela Harutyunyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089534
eISBN:
9781526124074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089534.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The book addresses late-Soviet and post-Soviet art in Armenia in the context of turbulent social, political and cultural transformations in the late 1980s, throughout the 1990s and in early 2000s ... More


Ghost-Haunted Land: Contemporary Art and Post-Troubles Northern Ireland

Declan Long

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784991449
eISBN:
9781526132291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991449.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 — the formal end-point of the thirty-year modern ‘Troubles’ — contemporary visual artists have offered diverse responses to post-conflict ... More


Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Michael F. Leruth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book introduces readers to the iconoclastic work of the French media artist Fred Forest. A pioneer in the fields of video art in the 1960s and internet art in the 1990s, and cofounder of the ... More


Institutional gender: from Hans Haacke’s Systems Theory to Andrea Fraser’s feminist economies

Nizan Shaked

in The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992750
eISBN:
9781526128171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992750.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter looks at a development within institutional critique as bracketed by the work of Haacke and Andrea Fraser, highlighting their interest in art as a site of social interaction, and ... More


The Dewey Effect

Michael Kelly

in A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152921
eISBN:
9780231526784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152921.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book examines the critiques that have been applied to the idea of aesthetics and have often focused on art's treatment of beauty or the autonomy of art, giving rise to an anti-aesthetic stance ... More


Contemporary Art Does Not Account for That Which Is Taking Place

Liam Gillick

in Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780231170208
eISBN:
9780231540964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170208.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Contemporary art does not account for that which is taking place Contemporary art is resilient but increasingly stressed by artists who feel it is not a term that can account for what they are doing.


The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art

Nizan Shaked

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992750
eISBN:
9781526128171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992750.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The synthetic proposition: Conceptualism and the political referent in contemporary art examines the impact of Civil Rights, Black Power, the student, feminist and the sexual-liberty movements on ... More


Deleuze and Guattari and Contemporary Art

Stephen Zepke and Simon O’Sullivan

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this book, which is about the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's thoughts for contemporary art. This book analyses the relevant works of Deleuze and ... More


The Video that Knew Too Much: Hitchcock, Contemporary Art and Post-Cinema

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While all previous chapters discuss art in film, the paragraphs dealing with the ‘cinematic’ in contemporary photography and video art invert this relation by focusing on film in art. This is also ... More


The Visual Arts

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Before Eliot went to Paris, he was already endowed with some basic knowledge of the visual arts as he had been able to take courses such as the History of Ancient Art and Florentine Painting when he ... More


Creativity, Contemporary Art, and Critical Aesthetics

Paul Crowther

in Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236238
eISBN:
9780191597268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236239.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Concludes by paying further attention to the relation between creativity, contemporary art, and critical aesthetics. The discussion moves by way of a critique of Barthes's notion of the text, using ... More


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