Art critic and philosopher Arthur C. Danto was born in He received a B.A. from Wayne State University in and a M.A. and a Ph.D. from Columbia. Despues del Fin del Arte by Professor Arthur C Danto, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Despues del Fin del Arte by Arthur Coleman Danto at – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones Paidos Iberica –

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Dahto 06, Kathie rated it really liked it. That, and this sort of thinking was paralyzing my own art practice. Or maybe a philosophy professor recommended it.

See all free Kindle reading apps. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. In our narrative, at first only mimesis [imitation] was art, then several things were art but each tried to extinguish its competitors, and then, finally, it became apparent that there were no stylistic or philosophical constraints.

Instead he focuses on a philosophy of art criticism that can deal with perhaps the most perplexing feature of contemporary art: The end of art is only just ddespues little over 50 years old.

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That art after the postmodern period is arguably characterized by an absence afte historical reference — or at least one of any urgency or immediacy. Even modernist art, which tried to break with the past by questioning the ways of producing art, hinged on a narrative. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

He first enunciated the thesis in a essay called “The End of Art”, and developed it more recently in this work. It is the end of the story” AEA p. Dantto Pop artists and those that followed were untethered from the history of art dant therefore no longer had to abide by the rules.


English Choose a language for shopping. After the End of Art presents Danto’s first full-scale reformulation of his original insight, showing how, with the eclipse of abstract expressionism, art has deviated irrevocably from the narrative course that Vasari helped define for it in the Renaissance. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest dantk through seller support?

He is an American art critic and professor of philosophy. Who knows, until the insightful mind of a future Danto comes to map it, because art appears closer in the rearview mirror.

Despues del Fin del Arte : El Arte Contemporaneo y el Linde de la Historia

That postmodern art was the last art that paid live or relevant reference to its antecedents. Epitome of modern academia You need this book. A lot of them are making interesting work. Moreover, he leads the way to a new type of criticism that can help us understand art in a posthistorical age where, for example, an artist can produce a work in the style of Rembrandt to create a visual pun, and where traditional theories cannot explain the difference between Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box and the product found in the grocery store.

To explain this thesis it may help first to say what Danto does not mean by it. Get to Know Us. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Did my sister give this to me? Paul Mannino rated it liked it Apr 24, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Published November 29th by Princeton University Press first published Also, Danto’s Hegelian view of art history is surprisingly brilliant. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Interestingly, he eschews a common formu As I recall, a great book despite my predilection to not really give a crap about some deep, brooding, probing interrogation about a freakin’ Rothko painting or, God forbid, yet another Calder sculpture.

Art is failure, while ideas tend to serve a purpose or an agenda. And not only because I love to say his name AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Traditional notions of aesthetics can no longer apply to contemporary art, argues Danto. I saw so many artists stifled because they came to art through theory ra I wouldn’t say I “liked it,” but it merits 3 stars because the ideas though dated are relevant for artists as a record of what kind of muck we’ve since climbed out of. After the End of Art: All in all, and interesting read.

Also virtually every hypothesis is either wrong, or treated in the wrong light. Art has been a marketplace for a long time, but now ideas are making that market even more exclusive.