Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

April 18, 2017
by utahphilosoraptor
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MARY BETH WILLARD REVISITS “FEARLESS GIRL” STATUE

What follows is a guest post by Mary Beth Willard (Weber State University) When I last wrote about Fearless Girl, I observed that the meaning of the little Bull-challenging statue will lie in its interaction with the public, who for … Continue reading

March 13, 2017
by Aesthetics for Birds
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JERRY SALTZ: BAD ART CANNOT BECOME GOOD IN NEW CONTEXTS

Another entry in philosophy-meets-the-artworld: Famous art critic Jerry Saltz weighs in on Vulture about Robert Longo’s All You Zombies: Truth Before God, which was recently installed at the Whitney. Saltz writes of ‘badness’ as a “metaphysical constant”: Can older bad art … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
by rebeccavictoriamillsop
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MoMA’s Entire Exhibition History is Now Online & It’s FREE

  New York City’s Museum of Modern Art is certainly one of the most important and influential art institutions in the USA and the world. MoMA curators throughout the decades have made decisions that have greatly affected the way the … Continue reading