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Aesthetic Creation

Nick Zangwill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261871
eISBN:
9780191718670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261871.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The first chapter addresses the criteria of adequacy of a theory of art. Chapters 2-5 are constructive — they advance a positive view of the nature of art, explore its consequences, and defend it ... More


Endgame Strategies: Art, Chess, and Creativity

Dalia Judovitz

in Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665297
eISBN:
9781452946535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665297.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the potential significance of chess to Marcel Duchamp’s efforts to rethink the nature of art and the artist. It studies the features of the game to understand how it could help ... More


The Language of Flowers

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the connections among cartoons, flowers, and the mutilation of corpses. The striking plant illustrations of the eighteenth-century Mutis expedition, many in color, are well ... More


Geometry of a Multidimensional Universe: Weightless Art and the Painting of the Void

José María Yturralde and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0033
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, which is also the epilogue of the book, the artist José María Yturralde, holds a conversation with the author in eight parts: In 1. He reflects on MIT, Art and Science; 2. He ... More


Goytisolo and Literary Theory

in Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Juan Goytisolo's general theory of literature, as manifested in his essays, in the context of modern literary theory. It explains that it is in his essays that Goytisolo ... More


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