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Beauty /

by Beech, Dave; Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Documents of contemporary art series: Publisher: London : Cambridge, Mass. : Whitechapel ; MIT Press, 2009Description: 238 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780262512381 (MIT Press : pbk. : alk. paper); 0262512386 (MIT Press : pbk. : alk. paper); 9780854881635 (Whitechapel Gallery : pbk. : alk. paper); 0854881638 (Whitechapel Gallery : pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Art -- Philosophy | Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century | AufsatzsammlungOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
The revival of beauty -- Concepts and contexts -- Positions.
Review: "Beauty is among the most hotly contested subjects in current discussions on art and culture. After decades of disavowal, beauty's resurgence in recent art has engaged some of the most influential artists and writers. Spanning diverse positions, this anthology assembles the key texts on the cultural politics of the recent phenomenon of beauty, as well as contextualizing these debates - both for and against - in artistic practice and the broader history of aesthetics."--BOOK JACKET. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 3.2 | Honours Research Methods 1.2
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-231) and index.

The revival of beauty -- Concepts and contexts -- Positions.

"Beauty is among the most hotly contested subjects in current discussions on art and culture. After decades of disavowal, beauty's resurgence in recent art has engaged some of the most influential artists and writers. Spanning diverse positions, this anthology assembles the key texts on the cultural politics of the recent phenomenon of beauty, as well as contextualizing these debates - both for and against - in artistic practice and the broader history of aesthetics."--BOOK JACKET.

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