Emmet Cole – Interview with Donald Kuspit on The End of Art. A photographic detail from the Hirst installation Home, Sweet Home – consisting of a clutter of fag . The Specter of the Absurd: Sources and Criticisms of Modern Nihilism. By Donald A. d T. Peterson – – Modern Schoolman 69 (1) The end of art / Donald Kuspit. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 1. Art, Modern – 20th century. 2. Art – Philosophy.

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All the mystical and repetitive talk of spirituality, transcendence, feelings, inner reality and the like starts to ring like a bad sermon after a while.

Find it on Scholar. Hirst’s work consisted of a collection of half-full coffee cups, ashtrays with cigarette butts, empty beer bottles, a paint-smeared palette, an easel, a ladder, paintbrushes, candy wrappers and newspaper pages strewn about the floor.

A few years back a funny thing happened: Trivia About The End of Art. Not surprisingly, an art that harbors a disdain of the world creates it own end game. Although I agree with him on some of his conclusions about post-art, I am mostly terrified about how he gets there. They were mean-spirited and un Kuspit is sad that art is no longer beautiful. I had to read this for an Aesthetics class while studing abroad in Poland.


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Nor, for what it’s worth, do I. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. Books by Donald B. Review of Robert Baker, The Extravagant: Peterson – – Modern Schoolman 69 1: Account Options Sign in. The fact that he had signed off on the debris set its sale price—in the hundreds of thousands of dollars—according to Heidi Reitmaier, head of special projects for the gallery.

This is a fine book, on the condition that it’s put in a time-machine and sent back to the s. History of Western Philosophy. Lists with This Book. The End of Art by Donald B. kuuspit

The End of Art points the way to the future for the visual arts. Donald Kuspit argues here that art is over because it has lost its aesthetic import. Luca rated it really liked it Jan 05, The End of Art points the way to the future for the visual arts. In other words, as art it is very specifically about not being art. Feb 16, John rated it liked it Shelves: Kuspit is sad that art is no longer beautiful.

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What is the state of luspit In reaction to the emptiness and stagnancy of postart, Kuspit signals the aesthetic and human future that lies with the old masters. Refresh and try again. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63 1: In contrast to modern art, which expressed the universal human unconscious, postmodern art degenerates into an expression of narrow ideological interests.


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Hirst thought the whole thing hysterically funny. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As important art, it relies on its conceptual edge and that conceptual edge is completely dependent on its other, more recognizable ejd as banal debris.

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Currently, he places art in what he calls a post-aesthetic state.