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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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Emmet Cole is a freelance journalist and writer based in Dublin; www. The End of Art points the way to the future for the visual arts. I greatly enjoyed Kuspit’s utterly fascist standpoints on the avant-garde as well as the regression to absurd 19th century justifications for abstract painting in a world where it seems completely outdated and thoroughly irrelevant. Kuspit is one of America’s most distinguished art critics.

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In work like Hirst’s, ens sees art being subsumed by banality. Rachel’ghul rated it really liked it Jan 20, Feb 16, John rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 03, Curt Bozif rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Which raises some questions: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Is Art Over?

Luca rated it really liked it Jan 05, Benjamin Rand – – Philosophical Review Sign in Create an account. Beginning with the anti-aesthetic theories of Marcel Duchamp and Barnett Newman, he follows the entropic character of modern art created by the face-off between the sensuous and the intellectual. Tracing the demise of aesthetic experience to the works and theory of Marcel Duchamp and Barnett Newman, Kuspit argues that devaluation is inseparable from the entropic character of modern art, and that anti-aesthetic postmodern art is in its final state.

The exclusivity and spiritual purity handed down to it from critics on high soon wore thin.

Alexis rated it it was ok Dec 14, For him, the prevailing concerns of postmodern art khspit a whimper. Account Options Sign in.

Tugce Yilmaz rated it tje it Dec 13, They were mean-spirited and un Kuspit is sad that art is no longer beautiful. On the other front, a line of intellectual or mental art developed.


The End of Art

Donald Kuspit is one of America’s most distinguished art critics. As important art, it relies on its conceptual edge and that conceptual edge is completely dependent on its other, more recognizable life as banal debris.

In reaction to the emptiness and stagnancy of postart, Kuspit signals kupsit aesthetic and human future that lies with the old masters.

Cambridge University PressJan 19, – Art – pages. Deniz Yenihayat rated it really liked it Mar 09, Paperbackpages. Kuspit, though aware of the entropic character of doonald art, still finds a lot to celebrate in the era. No trivia or quizzes yet. What is Modern Political Philosophy? Robert rated it really liked it Jan 13, This article has no associated abstract.

Crucially, postart is art that blurs the distinction between everyday life and art.