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The Anti-Aesthetic

Essays on Postmodern Culture

by Hal Foster

  • 36 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by New Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism,
  • Esthetics,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Essays,
  • Philosophy,
  • Criticism,
  • Criticism - General,
  • Aesthetics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8666608M
    ISBN 101565844629
    ISBN 109781565844629

    For the past thirty years, Hal Foster has pushed the boundaries of cultural criticism, establishing a vantage point from which the seemingly disparate agendas of artists, patrons, and critics have a telling coherence. In The Anti-Aesthetic, preeminent critics such as Jean Baudrillard, Rosalind Krauss, Fredric Jameson, and Edward Said consider Price Range: $ - $ With a redesigned cover and a new afterword that situates the book in relation to contemporary criticism, The Anti-Aesthetic provides a strong introduction for newcomers and a point of reference for those already engaged in discussions of postmodern art, culture, and criticism. Includes a new afterword by Hal Foster and 12 black and white photographs.4/5(K).

      The Paperback of the Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture by Hal Foster at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Pages: aesthetic relating to a sense of the beautiful; artistic: The decorator has a real sense of the aesthetic.; discriminating, cultivated, refined; concerned with pure emotion and sensation as opposed to pure intellectuality: an aesthetic actress Not to be confused with: acetic – of, relating to, or containing acetic acid or vinegar: The wine had become.

      The outcome of each of these convergences is an extensive and “unpredictable conversation” on knotty and provocative issues about art. This fourth volume in the series, Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic, focuses on questions revolving around the concepts of the aesthetic, the anti-aesthetic, and the political. The book is about Brand: Penn State University Press. Get this from a library! Beyond the aesthetic and the anti-aesthetic. [James Elkins; Harper Montgomery; Art Institute of Chicago. School,;] -- "Gathers historians, philosophers, critics, curators, and artists to explore the divisions in teaching, practice, and theorization of art created by the choice between continuations of Modernism.


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With a redesigned cover and a new afterword that situates the book in relation to contemporary criticism, The Anti-Aesthetic provides a strong introduction for newcomers and a point of reference for those already engaged in discussions of postmodern art, culture, and criticism.

Includes a new afterword by Hal Foster and 12 black and white photographs/5(11). The essays in The Anti-Aesthetic provide a comprehensive review of the main currents of both post-modern criticism and post-modern art forms. Addressing Feminism, Marxism, Structuralism and Deconstruction, the essays by Habermas, Baudrillard, Jameson and Said among others lay out the touch points of contemporary art criticism including montage, linguistics, psychoanalysis, allegory, ideology 4/5.

A handsome new edition of the seminal collection of late twentieth-century cultural criticism, The Anti-Aesthetic was named a Best Book of the Year by the Village Voice and considered a bible of contemporary cultural The Anti-Aesthetic book. This fourth volume in the series, Beyond the Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic, focuses on questions revolving around the concepts of the aesthetic, the anti-aesthetic, and the political.

The book is about the fact that now, almost thirty years after Hal Foster defined the anti-aesthetic, there is still no viable alternative to the dichotomy Format: Hardcover. With a redesigned cover and a new afterword that situates the book in relation to contemporary criticism, The Anti-Aesthetic book Anti-Aesthetic provides a strong introduction for newcomers and a point of reference 5/5(1).

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On 1 book list. Since the rise of postmodern, socially engaged art in the s, and especially since the codification of that art in the book The Anti-Aesthetic, there has been an unresolved tension between art that wants to work in society, and art that is interested in aesthetics.

This book assesses the state of theorization on that topic, and attempts to work beyond the dichotomy. The subject of this book is both concise and enormous. As a small subject, the anti-aesthetic is associated with Manhattan in the early s, where it was crystallized by Hal Foster’s edited volume The Anti-Aesthetic.

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Includes a new afterword by Hal Foster and 12 black and white photographs.4/4(1). With a redesigned cover and a new afterword that situates the book in relation to contemporary criticism, The Anti-Aesthetic provides a strong introduction for newcomers and a point of reference for those already engaged in discussions of postmodern art, culture, and criticism.

Includes a new afterword by Hal Foster and 12 black and white /5(7). The book is about the fact that now, almost thirty years after Hal Foster defined the anti-aesthetic, there is still no viable alternative to the dichotomy between aesthetics and anti- or non.

20 The Anti-Aesthetic because its initial utopian promise has been overrun by the internal rationality of instrumental reason. This "closure" was perhaps best formulated by Herbert Marcuse when he wrote: The technological apriori is a political apriori inasmuch as the transformationFile Size: 2MB.Hal Foster is a Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University specializing in 20th century art.

Note: for the comic book artist, see Harold "Hal" Foster.4/5.In his introduction to The Anti-Aesthetic (), Foster described a distinction between complicity with and resistance to capitalism within postmodernism.

The book included contributions by Jean Baudrillard, Douglas Crimp, Kenneth Frampton, Jürgen Habermas, Fredric Jameson, Rosalind Krauss, Craig Owens, Edward Saïd, and Gregory : Guggenheim Fellowship ().