Articles tagged art criticism

‘Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery’ Almost Hits the Mark

This isn't an failure but it's not an unqualified success. Its greatest triumph is that it encourages to look beyond its own frames, whether it means to or not.

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Pronounced Dead: The Art of Cultural Assassination

Two critical catfights are claiming to have buried art-forms which have shaped our civilisation for decades and centuries apiece. Are they entitled to do that?

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Perpetual Inventory by Rosalind E. Krauss

What Krauss demands of the art she analyses is that it open itself to a scrutiny that it can respond to and not merely evade. The authenticity of art, for her, resides in its ability to be true to its medium.

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The Artist’s Joke by Jennifer Higgie

What is surprising is that so little of 20th-century art criticism has focused on humor in art.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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