The Eclipse Of Art: Tackling The Crisis In Art Today

The Eclipse Of Art Tackling The Crisis In Art Today One of the art world s most outspoken critics explores the modern public s alienation from contemporary art and makes a powerful plea for the revival of communication accessibility and traditional

  • Title: The Eclipse Of Art: Tackling The Crisis In Art Today
  • Author: Julian Spalding
  • ISBN: 9783791328812
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Paperback
  • One of the art world s most outspoken critics explores the modern public s alienation from contemporary art, and makes a powerful plea for the revival of communication, accessibility, and traditional skills in this field.

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    1. I have a hard time deciding what I think about this book. Many of the ideas were informative and gave me a new perspective on art. however, Spalding gave an a dismal final chapter. I had hope that he would show where art was going but he merely diagnosed art as cancer in remission only giving hollow words that the "eclipse" will someday end. Spalding also has emphasized only painting and has torn down almost all installation art. As a painter myself I don't feel more emboldened to make art bette [...]

    2. The way in which Julian Spalding seems to have an almost Messianic zeal about traditional forms of making images is really comforting to read, especially now, when it seems that all artistic production has become another form of currency for super rich people who have absolutely no sense of any kind of morality that may be attached to image-making. He puts me in mind of Peter Fuller's entertaining kind of ranting about art, but without the demented seeming contradictions he was getting into just [...]

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