Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective. Arthur Coleman Danto, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $25 (p) ISBN 4. In Danto’s view, Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box was not only a radical attack on traditional definitions of the art work; it brought the history of Western art to a close. In. Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in a Post-Historical Perspective · Arthur C. Danto · Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 51 (3) (). Like.

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The Wake of Art: There are several areas where the work engages in discourse that were certainly relevant to a widespread dialogue in such as Learning to Live with Pluralism, which the author presents at bbox time as an already eleven-year-old discussion.

Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective

There might be some truth to this. The Theory of the End of Art adnto Danto. Showing of 6 reviews. Beyond the Brillo Box: Request removal from index. Find it on Scholar. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Danto, Derrida and the Artworld Frame. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Nothing New Under the Sun: Critically Thinking Through Visual Arts. I picked it up a few times over the years, but never powered through it until now. Refresh and try again. He is an American art critic and professor of philosophy.

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Daniel rated it liked it Aug 20, Revolutionary Change in Political Life: Art and Artifact in Africa. Danto argues that Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box of brought the established trajectory of Westen art to an end and gave rise to a pluralism which has changed the way art is made, perceived, and exhibited. The Museum of Museums. It is wood, not cardboard like the real thing; but Brillo pads could just as well be shipped in wood containers.


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Share your thoughts with other customers. During modernism, that was not true. Patrick Perry rated it really liked it Jul 16, Sevanen – – Theory, Culture and Society 18 1: Review “[Danto is] the one contemporary thinker about art that every intellectual interested in the subject must read.

He further explains within Brillo Box, and in brilll chapter on Learning to Live with Pluralism, that he dnto published an essay entitled “The End of Art”, but that it proposed “not that art would stop but that one reason danyo making art no longer had validity”. Pluralism remains, no doubt, a relevant and important point of discussion–it is however, a discussion that has been around for thirty years.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The work raises a philosophical question about the difference between art and non-art.

The difference is not the materials. Sometimes difficult and erudite, and always thoughtful and creative, Danto cites sources from Proust to Feuerbach, from Boltanski to Gombrich to Warhol.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He seems to be more than aware of his position as a philosopher-critic, and has no pretensions of his work identifying itself as just art criticism.

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Wonderfully illuminating and highly provocative, his essays explore how obx of art—and resulting historical narratives—differ according to culture. The concise introduction thus deceivingly pushes the average arts interested reader into somewhat less familiar territory, as the author consistently journeys into areas of philosophical interest such as his chapters on Metaphor and Cognition, and Narrative and Style.

Guangyao Liang – – Philosophy and Culture 37 5: In other words, people in the art world must at least be able to have a discussion, and be able to give reasons why such a thing should count as art, and some number of them must be persuaded by the reasons. This book was recommended to me by a designer friend years ago.

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Apr 11, Rick rated it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. Although he had a secondary career as an art-critic, this is not a book of art-criticism. Request removal from index.