By Douglas Howland,Elizabeth Lillehoj,Maximilian Mayer
This quantity goals to query, problem, complement, and revise present understandings of the connection among aesthetic and political operations. The authors go beyond disciplinary barriers and nurture a wide-ranging sensibility approximately paintings and sovereignty, hugely advanced and interwoven dimensions of human adventure that experience hardly ever been explored through students in a single conceptual area. a number of chapters ponder the intertwining of recent philosophical currents and modernist inventive varieties, particularly these revealing formal abstraction, stylistic experimentation, self-conscious expression, and resistance to conventional definitions of “Art.” different chapters care for currents that emerged as points of artwork turned more and more commercialized, merging with commercial layout and well known leisure industries. a few members deal with Post-Modernist artwork and idea, highlighting energy family and delivering sceptical, severe observation on repercussions of colonialism and notions of common truths rooted in Western beliefs. by means of interfering with demonstrated dichotomies and unsettling strong debates regarding paintings and sovereignty, all individuals body new views at the co-constitution of works of art and practices of sovereignty.
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Art and Sovereignty in Global Politics by Douglas Howland,Elizabeth Lillehoj,Maximilian Mayer