Art and Sovereignty in Global Politics - download pdf or read online

By Douglas Howland,Elizabeth Lillehoj,Maximilian Mayer

ISBN-10: 1349950157

ISBN-13: 9781349950157

This quantity goals to question, problem, complement, and revise present understandings of the connection among aesthetic and political operations. The authors go beyond disciplinary limitations and nurture a wide-ranging sensibility approximately artwork and sovereignty, hugely complicated and interwoven dimensions of human adventure that experience hardly ever been explored by means of students in a single conceptual area. a number of chapters ponder the intertwining of contemporary philosophical currents and modernist creative types, specifically these revealing formal abstraction, stylistic experimentation, self-conscious expression, and resistance to conventional definitions of “Art.” different chapters take care of currents that emerged as aspects of paintings turned more and more commercialized, merging with commercial layout and renowned leisure industries. a few participants deal with Post-Modernist paintings and concept, highlighting strength family and offering sceptical, serious statement on repercussions of colonialism and notions of common truths rooted in Western beliefs. by way of interfering with demonstrated dichotomies and unsettling strong debates regarding paintings and sovereignty, all members body new views at the co-constitution of artistic endeavors and practices of sovereignty.

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