Emmet Cole – Interview with Donald Kuspit on The End of Art. A photographic detail from the Hirst installation Home, Sweet Home – consisting of a clutter of fag . The Specter of the Absurd: Sources and Criticisms of Modern Nihilism. By Donald A. d T. Peterson – – Modern Schoolman 69 (1) The end of art / Donald Kuspit. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 1. Art, Modern – 20th century. 2. Art – Philosophy.

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No eBook available Amazon. In other words, as art it is very specifically about not being art. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63 1: Jun 02, Hulya rated it really liked it.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Donald Kuspit argues here that art is over because it has lost its aesthetic import.

Return to Book Page. Tweets by Boiseweekly Boise Weekly. For him, the prevailing concerns of postmodern art are a whimper. Richard Kennington – – Lexington Books.

Griselda Pollock – – History of the Human Sciences 20 2: Hirst’s work consisted of a collection of half-full coffee cups, ashtrays with cigarette butts, empty beer bottles, a paint-smeared palette, an easel, a ladder, paintbrushes, candy wrappers and newspaper pages strewn about the floor. Emmet Cole is a freelance journalist and writer based in Dublin; www. My professor and Kuspit shared a lot in common. Account Options Sign in. Deniz Yenihayat rated it really liked it Mar 09, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Using the art of the twentieth century he crafts a very well argued statement. When did art lose its aesthetic import? Robert rated it really liked it Jan 13, Great critique of the superficiality of today’s art.

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In reaction to the emptiness and stagnancy of postart, Kuspit signals the aesthetic and human future that lies with the old masters.

Peterson – – Modern Schoolman 69 1: The fact that he had signed rnd on the debris set its sale price—in the hundreds of thousands of dollars—according to Heidi Reitmaier, head of special projects for the gallery.

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Sources and Criticisms of Modern Nihilism. I learned that Kuspit’s kind of craby and Duchamp was probably gay or impotent. History of Western Philosophy. Refresh and try again.

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Pettinger “Ever have one of those days Timothy Freeman artt – Comparative and Continental Philosophy 5 1: Gunjan rated it it was amazing Dec 27, An absorbing, multi-faceted and contentious attack, less points the way for the future of the visual arts – Kuspit’s description of the New Old Masters is largely confined to a postscript – than it, like Asare, clears away the conceptual and material debris with which our galleries have grown cluttered.


Donald Kuspit argues here that art is over because it has lost its aesthetic import. Which raises some questions: This entry has no external links. Along the way, Kuspit blends psychoanalytic criticism fear and ignorance of the unconscious as a creative source in postart is a central theme, and a psychobiographical vignette featuring Duchamp is one of the book’s many highlightsphilosophy The End of Art can be read as a defence of elements of modernist and Freudian aestheticsand art history to make a powerful and compelling case for dismissal of the postart aesthetics.

Candan rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Switch to the mobile version of this page. In work like Hirst’s, he sees art being subsumed by banality.

In contrast to modern art, which expressed doanld universal human unconscious, postmodern art degenerates into an expression of narrow ideological interests. He ends the book with a list of artists he believes will save art.

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The Challenge of Modern Thought. His choices are so goofy, and completely derail any power he had in his argument.

Kuspit is sad that art is no longer beautiful. Trivia About The End of Art.