Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

May 22, 2018
by Aesthetics for Birds
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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

January 20, 2017
by Aesthetics for Birds
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CITIZEN TRUMP: AN INAUGURATION DAY SPECIAL FROM AFB

Did you know that Donald Trump’s favorite movie is Citizen Kane? Did you know that the famed film director (and one-time Berkeley philosophy PhD candidate) Errol Morris interviewed him about it? And did you know that LitHub’s Anthony Audi interviewed Errol … Continue reading

November 15, 2016
by rebeccavictoriamillsop
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ARTISTS RESPOND TO THE 2016 ELECTION RESULTS + AUDEN POEM

Follow these links for some great coverage on how artists are responding to the 2016 election results. Please feel free to share any information about how artists are responding to the election results in the comments below. ArtNet News: Here’s … Continue reading