Art, authenticity and appropriation

Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (3):455-476 (2006)
It is often suggested that artists from one culture (outsiders) cannot successfully employ styles, stories, motifs and other artistic content developed in the context of another culture. I call this suggestion the aesthetic handicap thesis and argue against it. Cultural appropriation can result in works of high aesthetic value
Keywords cultural appropriation   aesthetics   art   authenticity   culture
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DOI 10.1007/s11466-006-0019-2
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Noël Carroll (2003). Art, Creativity, and Tradition. In Berys Nigel Gaut & Paisley Livingston (eds.), The Creation of Art: New Essays in Philosophical Aesthetics. Cambridge University Press 208--34.

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