Subversion and Subsidy: Contemporary Art and Aesthetics

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Art today is in deep crisis. Criticism seems to have abandoned any notion of evaluation, the public has been denied the possibility of understanding, and aesthetics have lost all legitimacy. Formerly, artists claimed their right to decide for themselves what counted as a work of art, thanks to the subversion of the established criteria of aesthetic judgment. But that very subversion is today the object of subsidy and support by museums and galleries, anxious to display their liberalism. A new and ambiguous game of ...

Subversion and Subsidy: Contemporary Art and Aesthetics 2009, Seagull Books, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781905422715

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Subversion and Subsidy: Contemporary Art and Aesthetics 2009, Seagull Books, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781905422708

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