The Wake of Art: Essays: Criticism, Philosophy and the Ends of Taste

G+B Arts Int'l (1998)
Since the mid-1980s, Arthur C. Danto has been increasingly concerned with the implications of the demise of modernism. Out of the wake of modernist art, Danto discerns the emergence of a radically pluralistic art world. His essays illuminate this novel art world as well as the fate of criticism within it. As a result, Danto has crafted the most compelling philosophy of art criticism since Clement Greenberg. Gregg Horowitz and Tom Huhn analyze the constellation of philosophical and critical elements in Danto's new- Hegelian art theory. In a provocative encounter, they employ themes from Kantian aesthetics to elucidate the continuing persistence of taste in shaping even this most sophisticated philosophy of art.
Keywords Art Historiography  Postmodernism  Art criticism Philosophy  Art criticism History  Modernism (Aesthetics  Aesthetics
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Call number N7840.D36 1998
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