The film installation Manifesto, which will be on display at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin these days, addresses some of the many paradoxes that stick to the manifesto genre – both in its political and artistic setbacks.
Eric Alliez: The Brain-Eye: New Histories of Modern Painting Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015 Philosophers who have written about visual art have traditionally not been able to see the works for text alone. When Immanuel Kant wrote his ...
The descriptive art criticism has fallen into reputation, but lives at its best in fiction and literary essayism. Julian Barnes' review of a pair of shoes in a painting by Manet shows the value of thorough and sustained observation.
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