The Life and Death of Images / Edition 1

The Life and Death of Images / Edition 1

by Diarmuid Costello
     
 

During the 1970s and 1980s the discourse surrounding aesthetics largely disappeared from the study of art history, theory, and cultural studies. Claims for the aesthetic value of artworks were thought elitist and politically regressive. The 1990s...See more details below

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During the 1970s and 1980s the discourse surrounding aesthetics largely disappeared from the study of art history, theory, and cultural studies. Claims for the aesthetic value of artworks were thought elitist and politically regressive. The 1990s...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801474552
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Diarmuid Costello Costello, Diarmuid Dominic Willsdon Willsdon, Dominic 7

In Praise of Pure Violence (Matisse's War) J M Bernstein Bernstein, J M 37

Response to J M Bernstein Judith Butler Butler, Judith 56

Beyond Seduction and Morality: Benjamin's Early Aesthetics Judith Butler Butler, Judith 63

Response to Judith Butler J M Bernstein Bernstein, J M 82

Art and Alienation Noel Carroll Carroll, Noel 89

Response to Noel Carroll Adrian Piper Piper, Adrian 110

Political Art and the Paradigm of Innovation Adrian Piper Piper, Adrian 119

Response to Adrian Piper Noel Carroll Carroll, Noel 134

Do Artists Speak on Behalf of All of Us? Thierry de Duve de Duve, Thierry 139

Response to Thierry de Duve Howard Caygill Caygill, Howard 157

The Destruction of Art Howard Caygill Caygill, Howard 162

Response to Howard Caygill Thierry de Duve de Duve, Thierry 174

Cloning Terror: The War of Images 2001-04 W J T Mitchell Mitchell, W J T 179

Response to W J T Mitchell Griselda Pollock Pollock, Griselda 208

Dying, Seeing, Feeling: Transforming the Ethical Space of Feminist Aesthetics Griselda Pollock Pollock, Griselda 213

Response to Griselda Pollock W J T Mitchell Mitchell, W J T 236

Notes 241

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