Articles tagged art criticism

‘Formalism and Historicity’ Marks an Important Place in the Revival of the Frankfurt School

Benjamin Bucloh's dense, insider guide to 20th century problems of Abstraction continue the rigorous and serious work of October press.

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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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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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