Art and Sovereignty in Global Politics by Douglas Howland,Elizabeth Lillehoj,Maximilian Mayer

By Douglas Howland,Elizabeth Lillehoj,Maximilian Mayer

This quantity goals to question, 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 been explored by way of students in a single conceptual area. a number of chapters reflect on the intertwining of recent philosophical currents and modernist inventive types, particularly these revealing formal abstraction, stylistic experimentation, self-conscious expression, and resistance to standard definitions of “Art.” different chapters take care of currents that emerged as features of artwork turned more and more commercialized, merging with business layout and renowned leisure industries. a few individuals deal with Post-Modernist artwork and idea, highlighting strength relatives and offering sceptical, serious statement on repercussions of colonialism and notions of common truths rooted in Western beliefs. through interfering with verified dichotomies and unsettling good debates regarding artwork and sovereignty, all participants body new views at the co-constitution of works of art and practices of sovereignty.

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