ARTHUR DANTO THE ABUSE OF BEAUTY PDF

The title of Arthur C. Danto’s Paul Carus Lectures on art and beauty confronts us On the one hand, The Abuse of Beauty can refer to the violence that beauty. THE ABUSE of Beauty is Arthur Danto’s most sustained reflection to date on the Arthur Danto, The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art. Abstract. Danto’s The Abuse of Beauty is a late work. As such, one cannot grasp what is at stake in it without taking both its claims and its tone.

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The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art by Arthur C. Danto

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Beauty is not, and should not be, the be-all and end-all of art, but it has an important place, and is not something to be avoided. But it is not an option for life. A Response to My Critics. Andrea Ixchiu rated it it was amazing Aug 25, Landon rated it xbuse liked it Feb 22, Sign In or Create an Account.

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Internal and External Beauty. You could not be signed in. Danto simply and entertainingly traces the evolution of the concept of beauty over the past century and explores how it was removed from arrhur definition of art.

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The Abuse of Beauty: Aesthetics and the Concept of Art

Beauty is not, and should not be, the be-all and end-all of art, but it has an important place, and is not something to be avoided. But I found it intoxicating to be a philosopher of art when art had shuffled off all the artjur metaphysical draperies the Abstract Expressionists were happy to wear as their intellectual garments, and were content dantoo produce works that looked for all the world like commonplace objects of daily life.

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To underscore this visual enjoyment, Danto cites how, after a lifetime of living with all those drab government-issued boxes, the underground Soviet artists found the Pop Art absolutely beautiful!

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