The title of Arthur C. Danto’s Paul Carus Lectures on art and beauty confronts us On the one hand, The Abuse of Beauty can refer to the violence that beauty. THE ABUSE of Beauty is Arthur Danto’s most sustained reflection to date on the Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art. Abstract. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty is a late work. As such, one cannot grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone.
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Rafael Bernardo rated it liked it Nov 12, Shawn Thomas rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Cole Feix rated it really liked it Dec 03, Adriana Paiva rated it liked it Apr 07, Beauty is one among the many beautj through which thoughts are presented to human sensibility in art: Although welcome, I argue that his attempt to carry this through is compromised by his countervailing tendency to conceive the aesthetic in non-cognitive terms.
Sign In Forgot password? Beauty then came to be regarded as a serious aesthetic crime, whereas a hundred years ago it was almost unanimously considered the supreme purpose of art.
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Nick Zangwill – – In Jerrold Levinson ed. Arthur Danto, the Abuse of Beauty. Ghe beauty in contemporary art is still regarded by some as unfashionable. Other editions – View all The abuse of beauty: Danto simply and entertainingly traces the evolution of the concept of beauty over the past century and explores how it was removed from the definition of art.
The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art
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Sign In or Create an Account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published June 6th by Open Court first published No categories specified categorize this paper. Danto was an American philosopher and art critic who taught at Columbia University and devoted many years to following the New York art scene and writing on contemporary art and art history.
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The Abuse of Beauty: Citing articles via Web of Science 6. Beauty is one among the many modes throughwhich thoughts are presented to human sensibility in art: His interests span thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel’s aesthetics, and the philosophers Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Arthur Schopenhauer. Andrea Ixchiu rated it it was amazing Aug 25, It was this desire to erase the division between fine art and everyday objects by Pop Artists like Warhol and which harkens back to the readymades of Marcel Duchamp that obsessed Danto.
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These new artists created in fresh, bold, revolutionary and even anti-aesthetic ways. Scottiev rated it really liked it Oct 08, As such, one og grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone seriously.
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The Default Theory of Aesthetic Value. But I found it intoxicating to be a philosopher of art when art had shuffled off all the heavy metaphysical draperies beaauty Abstract Expressionists were happy to wear xrthur their intellectual garments, and were content to produce works that looked for all the world like commonplace objects of daily life.
That is why beauty, unlike the other aesthetic qualities, the sublime included, is a value. Books by Arthur C. Nick Geiser rated it it was amazing Dec 01, Silvia rated it liked it Jul 31, Aesthetics and the Concept of Art.