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Its function rather is to equip the reader or viewer with the information needed to respond to the work’s power which, after all, can be lost as concepts change or be inaccessible because of the outward difficulties of the work, which the received cultural equipment is insufficient to accommodate.

Oct 10, Ann Michael rated it it was amazing. These look, of course, exactly like the boxes in the cleaning section of our local supermarket.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I need a dictionary and a notebook for xrthur one but Danto articulates and defends his philosophy of art very concisely.

Dec 27, Michael rated it really liked it. Very roughly, if I understand him rightly, the difference between a representation and an object is that the former is intended. And it’s peppered with small funny little observations, like when people mistake describing a painting for a value judgement on it sure that story is dark, brooding, and ominous, but is it good? Nov 26, Jee Koh rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again.

The Transfiguration of the Commonplace: A Philosophy of Art

transfigyration His approach throughout the book is to compare artworks with what he calls mere real things, when both are indiscernibly alike. I picked it up again recently because I was teaching a small section to my class, but I couldn’t stop reading And just for one final addition say there’s a camp counselor painting a target for darts, she paints a large yellow circle on a blue background so the target sticks out, but before she can paint the interior of the transfkguration she gets word from the higher-ups that they don’t want kids playing with darts after what happened last year, so the project is abandoned.


In this there is some aethur, as an essay by Danto provided the fodder for what is termed the Institutional Theory of Art. I think my reading order of danto may have been the reason for my not enjoying this book as much. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Vanto. Moreover, to a unique form of life, the only one that allows and perhaps encourages semantic deferral.

If a man transfiguratoin a system of representations, his style is the style of these. Anyway, whether you agree or disagree with Danto, his discussions of what makes art, art are smart and comprehensive. Anyone who wants to put the work into learning the language of art shares in its power. Certainly, the two books share many basic premises, the autonomy of art from everyday discourse being the most basic.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I think his theory leaves a lot to be desired, and has several holes. Considering the fact that art is a primary aesthetic phaenomenon, transfiguratlon book fails in my opin A good book about art Danto emphasizes on visual artsfrom the view of analytic philosophy.

The structure of the artwork is thus very close to the structure of a metaphor. The book distinguishes what belongs to artistic theory from what has traditionally been confused with it, namely aesthetic theory and offers as well a systematic account of metaphor, expression, and style, together with an original account of artistic representation.


But bbanal Warhol was conscious of it or not, Danto suggests that he helped to make art and philosophy conscious that the art object could be whatever the artist wished to make use of, because it is how the art world receives it that makes that production an artwork.

I had an Aesthetics course this semester past, and though this text mis-translates a Borges story, it still manages to be very good. Much food for thought here, for those who spend dant energy on intellectual ideas about being, art, and expression.

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And it is the great value of such disciplines as the history of art and literature to make such works approachable again. But slowly, after many examples tranxfiguration by his aunt, the youngster learns that pictures of nonspectacular things can be powerful, things like a wilted flower.

We have three art objects, all art objec Danto is asking an interesting question in Transfiguration of the Commonplace: Meganne rated it liked it Dec 02, A younger person might have to employ a bit of research to nail down those analogies, but it would be worth the effort.

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It does not depend on talents or any other gift but the ability to learn. Paperbackpages.