Conversations Before the End of Time
By (author) Suzi Gablik
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Conversations Before the End of Time by Suzi Gablik
Book DescriptionAs we head towards the 21st century, as we try to confront and adapt to deepening global ecological and social problems, what meaning can art have, and can it survive as we know it? This book addresses these and other questions, exploring through dialogue, rather than from a position of authority, the role and meaning of art in our culture. A series of 18 conversations with artists, writers, philosophers and critics provides the basis of thoughts and points of view. The answers that emerge all seem to point the same way. They indicate the need for a new direction in art - a move away from the isolationist, individualistic ideals of modernism towards a more "collective" view, an art with wider parameters embracing a revitalized sense of community and an enlarged ecological perspective.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500278383
(183mm x 122mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Suzi Gablik
Has Modernism Failed?, Paperback (April 2004)
Originally published in 1984, Suzi Gablik's vivid description of how the heroic idealism of 20th century art had degenerated into a despiritualized marketplace of styles, forms and attitudes challenged and provoked a multitude of readers.
Magritte, Paperback (May 1985)» View all books by Suzi Gablik
A study of Rene Magritte's basic philosophy and art, and particularly the development of his Surrealist style.
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