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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 barriers and nurture a wide-ranging sensibility approximately artwork and sovereignty, hugely advanced and interwoven dimensions of human adventure that experience infrequently been explored by way of students in a single conceptual area. numerous chapters ponder the intertwining of contemporary philosophical currents and modernist creative kinds, particularly these revealing formal abstraction, stylistic experimentation, self-conscious expression, and resistance to conventional definitions of “Art.” different chapters take care of currents that emerged as features of artwork grew to become more and more commercialized, merging with commercial layout and well known leisure industries. a few participants deal with Post-Modernist paintings and conception, highlighting strength kin and delivering sceptical, severe observation on repercussions of colonialism and notions of common truths rooted in Western beliefs. via interfering with demonstrated dichotomies and unsettling reliable debates on the topic of artwork and sovereignty, all participants body new views at the co-constitution of works of art and practices of sovereignty.

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