Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

May 22, 2018
by Aesthetics for Birds

Art and Monuments: the Case of Trump’s Border Wall

What follows is a guest post from K. E. Gover (Bennington College). Monuments are inherently political in a way that other kinds of artworks are not. As the recent controversies surrounding the removal of civil war monuments has made painfully … Continue reading

April 25, 2017
by rebeccavictoriamillsop

Narrowing the Field: the Fate of Genius in the Age of the Readymade

Philosopher John Rapko reviews recently published Art in the Making: Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing by Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson A peculiar characteristic of contemporary art is that it is accompanied by an enormous amount of talk from … Continue reading