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The Genius Decision: The Extraordinary and the Postmodern Condition

The Genius Decision: The Extraordinary and the Postmodern Condition

by Klaus Ottmann
     
 

While there is no essentialist quality of genius, the postmodern artist can reach the extraordinary by way of an active-passive Genius Decision, which is engaged in an activity of failure in its desire to represent the nonrepresentable.

Overview

While there is no essentialist quality of genius, the postmodern artist can reach the extraordinary by way of an active-passive Genius Decision, which is engaged in an activity of failure in its desire to represent the nonrepresentable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882145754
Publisher:
Spring Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/19/2004
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author


Klaus Ottmann is a philosopher, writer, and curator based in New York. He has written numerous essays on art, design, and philosophy, and is the author of The Genius Decision: The Extraordinary and the Postmodern Condition; The Essentialâ„¢ Michelangelo; The Essentialâ„¢ Mark Rothko; Wolfgang Laib: A Retrospective; and James Lee Byars: Life, Love, and Death. He is the curator of the sixth SITE Santa Fe international biennial, which takes place between July and December 2006.

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