Aesthetics of the margins/the margins of aesthetics : wild art explained

Carrier, David, 1944- author

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  • Creator David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 227 pages ; 22 cm
  • ISBNs 9780271081137, 0271081139
  • OCLC on1045641362


  • "Examines art that stands outside the margins of the art world, the critical and cultural conditions that made this exclusion possible, and how its recognition radically transforms our understanding of contemporary art"--Provided by publisher.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Modern foundations of the art world -- The classical model : dogmatism and alternative models of looking -- Dawn of modernity -- The wise, the ignorant, and the possibility of an art world that transcends this divide -- The antinomy of taste and its solution : variations on a theme by Duchamp -- The museum era -- Institutionalization of art history -- Art beyond the boundaries of the art world -- The fluid nature of aesthetic judgments -- Kitsch, a nonconcept : a genealogy of the indesignatable
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