Anywhere or Not at All: Philosophy of Contemporary Art by Peter Osborne

By Peter Osborne

Modern artwork is the article of inflated and greatly divergent claims. yet what sort of discourse can open it up successfully to serious research? anyplace or certainly not is an incredible philosophical intervention in artwork idea that demanding situations the phrases of confirmed positions via a brand new procedure without delay philosophical, ancient, social and art-critical. constructing the location that modern artwork is postconceptual artwork, the e-book progresses via a twin sequence of conceptual buildings and interpretations of specific works to evaluate the artwork from a couple of views: contemporaneity and its international context; paintings opposed to aesthetic; the Romantic pre-history of conceptual paintings; the multiplicity of modernisms; transcategoriality; conceptual abstraction; photographic ontology; digitalization; and the institutional and existential complexities of art-space and art-time. wherever or by no means maps out the conceptual house for an paintings that's either severe and modern within the period of worldwide capitalism.

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