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Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today)
Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today) by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe 1581150377 9781581150377
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Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime (Aesthetics Today) by Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

Esteemed critic, painter, and writer Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe offers a provocative critique of beauty in relation to the contemporary notion of the sublime, which is now found in technology and a high-powered economy rather than in nature. Refuting established views, this book questions todays ideas of beauty, including those applied to contemporary art, and proposes a secular theory of beauty as glamorous rather than good, frivolous rather than serious. An illuminating read, this book provides excellent course material for classes in philosophy, cultural studies, art history, and aesthetics.

Author: Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe

Language: English

Edition: 0

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 180

Publisher: Allworth

Publication Date: 1999-12-01

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