Sticky Sublime by Bill Beckley
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Sticky Sublime
By Bill Beckley

Sticky Sublime

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Sticky Sublime by Bill Beckley

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Combining classic theory with current discourse surrounding art history's infamous "S" word, this collection contains some of today's most highly esteemed critics', artists' and poets' approaches to the sticky subject of the contemporary Sublime. The companion anthology to "Uncontrollable Beauty", this volume pushes the polemic on beauty even further, speculating where the beautiful and the sublime will be situated in a post-modern, new-technology atmosphere. The collection includes essays by such creators and critics as Harold Bloom, Dave Hickey, Barbara Maria Stafford, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Carter Ratcliff, Wendy Steiner, Thomas McEvilley and Anthony Hayden-Guest, many of which were composed expressly for this anthology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581150926
ISBN-10: 158115092X
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 160mm x 24mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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An anthology of essays about beauty in art. It encompasses Meyer Schapiro's sceptical argument on perfection, contributions from artists such as Louise Bourgeois and Agnes Martin, and reflections of critics, curators and philosophers on the problems of beauty and relativism.

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Author Biography - Bill Beckley

Bill Beckley is an artist who has exhibited extensively in America and Europe since 1970. His works are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York; the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; and the Sammlung Hoffmann Museum in Berlin. He teaches semiotics, literature, and film at the School of Visual Arts in New York and is the editor for the Aesthetics Today series from Allworth Press, which includes Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Redeeming Art and The Dialectic of Decadence by Donald Kuspit, Sculpture in the Age of Doubt by Thomas McEvilley, and Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975 by Carter Ratcliff. He lives in New York City.

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