ARTHUR DANTO THE ABUSE OF BEAUTY PDF
The title of Arthur C. Danto’s Paul Carus Lectures on art and beauty confronts us On the one hand, The Abuse of Beauty can refer to the violence that beauty. THE ABUSE of Beauty is Arthur Danto’s most sustained reflection to date on the Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art. Abstract. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty is a late work. As such, one cannot grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone.
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Beauty is not, and should not be, the be-all and end-all of art, but it has an important place, and is tje something to be avoided. No keywords specified fix it. Nick rated it it was amazing Aug 26, Beauty and the Soul: The Return of Beauty? Both were indifferent to edification and exaltation, both appealed to a kind of hard-edge thinking. Lists with This Book.
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View all 11 comments. He argues, however, for the partial rehabilitation of beauty and the removal of any critical taboo against beauty. I would have had no interest in being an artist in the new period.
Email alerts New issue alert. Contents Beauty and the Philosophical Definition of Art. Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Danto draws eruditely upon the thoughts of artists and critics such as Rimbaud, Fry, Matisse, the Dadaists, Duchamp, and Greenberg, as well as on that of philosophers like Hume, Kant, and Hegel.
Beauty is not, and should not be, the be-all and end-all of art, but it has an important place, and is not something to be avoided.
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The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art
Danto is much more blunt and even funny at certain times, yet his ideas are immensely important, perhaps even revolutionary for art theory. Piero Ferrucci – – Jeremy P. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Beauty is one among the many modes throughwhich thoughts are presented to human sensibility in art: Feb 20, Iftekhar Mallick rated it liked it.
Beauty then came to be regarded as a serious aesthetic crime, whereas a hundred years ago it was almost unanimously considered the supreme purpose of art. It was this desire to erase the division between fine art and everyday objects by Pop Artists like Warhol and which harkens back to the readymades of Marcel Duchamp that obsessed Danto. Normand rated it liked it Dec 26, Horowitz – – Inquiry: His bwauty span thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel’s aesthetics, and the philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Arthur Schopenhauer.