By Simon Morley

ISBN-10: 0262513919

ISBN-13: 9780262513913

In the modern international, the place expertise, spectacle, and extra appear to eclipse nature, the person, and society, what may be the features of a latest elegant? If there's any consensus, it's within the concept that the elegant represents a trying out of limits to the purpose at which fixities start to fragment. This anthology examines how modern artists and theorists discover principles of the elegant, on the subject of the unpresentable, transcendence, terror, nature, expertise, the uncanny, and changed states. delivering a philosophical and cultural context for discourse round the elegant in fresh artwork, the booklet surveys the varied and occasionally conflicting interpretations of the time period because it has advanced from the writings of Longinus, Burke, and Kant to present-day writers and artists. The chic underlies the the Aristocracy of Classicism, the awe of Romantic nature, and the phobia of the Gothic. within the final half-century, the chic has haunted postwar abstraction, back from the repression of theoretical formalism, and has develop into a search term in serious discussions of human otherness and posthuman nation-states of nature and technology.Artists surveyed contain Marina Abramovic[accent over c], Joseph Beuys, Tacita Dean, Walter De Maria, A ok [the artist excludes classes after the initials] Dolven, Olafur Eliasson, Andreas Gursky, Jitka Hanzlová, Gary Hill, Susan Hiller, Shirazeh Houshiary, Anish Kapoor, Mike Kelley, Anselm Kiefer, Yves Klein, Richard lengthy, Barnett Newman, Tony Oursler, Cornelia Parker, Gerhard Richter, Doris Salcedo, Lorna Simpson, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Fred Tomaselli, James Turrell, Luc Tuymans, invoice Viola, Zhang HuanWriters contain Marco Belpoliti, John Berger, Paul Crowther, Jacques Derrida, Okwui Enwezor, Jean Fisher, Barbara Claire Freeman, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Doreet LeVitte-Harten, Eleanor Hartney, Lynn M. Herbert, Luce Irigaray, Fredric Jameson, Lee Joon, Julia Kristeva, Jean-François Lyotard, Thomas McEvilley, Vijay Mishra, David Morgan, Jean-Luc Nancy, Jacques Rancière, Gene Ray, Robert Rosenblum, Philip Shaw, Paul Virilio, Marina Warner, Thomas Weiskel, Slavoj Žižek

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