By Douglas Howland, Elizabeth Lillehoj, Maximilian Mayer
This quantity goals to query, problem, complement, and revise present understandings of the connection among aesthetic and political operations. The authors go beyond disciplinary obstacles and nurture a wide-ranging sensibility approximately paintings and sovereignty, hugely complicated and interwoven dimensions of human adventure that experience hardly ever been explored via students in a single conceptual house. a number of chapters contemplate the intertwining of recent philosophical currents and modernist inventive kinds, specifically these revealing formal abstraction, stylistic experimentation, self-conscious expression, and resistance to conventional definitions of “Art.” different chapters take care of currents that emerged as points of artwork turned more and more commercialized, merging with commercial layout and renowned leisure industries. a few members tackle Post-Modernist paintings and concept, highlighting strength relatives and offering sceptical, serious remark on repercussions of colonialism and notions of common truths rooted in Western beliefs. by way of interfering with confirmed dichotomies and unsettling strong debates with regards to paintings and sovereignty, all participants body new views at the co-constitution of artistic endeavors and practices of sovereignty.
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11. Judith Butler, Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence (London and New York: Verso Books, 2004); Giorgio Agamben, Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, trans. Daniel Heller-Roazen (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998). 12. Giorgio Agamben, State of Exception, trans. Kevin Attell (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005). See also William E. Connolly, “The Complexity of Sovereignty,” and Michael Dillon, “Correlating Sovereign and Biopower,” in ed. Jenny Edkins, Véronique Pin-Fat, and Michael J.
What has been preferred, usually, is the study of systems of thought, of conceptual and ideational developments which, although relevant and necessary, have been elevated to the rank of history. 8 The research program outlined here, although partially equivalent to the one previously criticized, provides a double strategic advantage. In primis, art—and in particular, visual art—represents a threshold, an articulation between the said and the unsaid, the fact and the imagined, the represented (the object) and the act of representing (the subject).
43. See among many others Gen Doy, Materializing Art History (Oxford: Berg, 1998); Austin Harrington, Art and Social Theory: Sociological Arguments in Aesthetics (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004). 44. Kerry Freedman, Teaching Visual Culture: Curriculum, Aesthetics, and the Social Life of Art (New York: Teachers College Press; Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 2003); Peter Stupples, The Social Life of Art (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014). 45. Noteworthy among these are: W.
Art and Sovereignty in Global Politics by Douglas Howland, Elizabeth Lillehoj, Maximilian Mayer