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Want to Baudrillqrd saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Haudrillard Conspiracy of Art: Cutting-edge theorist Jean Baudrillard on the complicitous dance of art, politics, economics, and media; includes complkt Porn,” on Abu Ghraib as a new genre of reality TV.
The whole West is contained in the burst of sadistic laughter of the American soldiers, as it is behind Cutting-edge theorist Jean Baudrillard on the complicitous dance of art, politics, economics, and media; includes “War Porn,” on Abu Ghraib as a new genre of baudrillwrd TV. The whole West is contained in the burst of sadistic laughter of the American soldiers, as it is behind the construction of the Israeli wall.
This is where the truth of baudrilllard images lies. Truth, but not veracity. As virtual as the war itself, their specific violence adds to the specific violence of the war. In The Conspiracy of ArtBaudrillard questions the privilege attached to art by its practitioners. Art has lost all desire for illusion: Far from lamenting the “end of art,” Baudrillard celebrates art’s new function within the process of insider-trading. Spiraling from aesthetic nullity to commercial frenzy, art has become transaesthetic, like society as a whole.
Conceived and edited by life-long Baudrillard collaborator Sylvere Lotringer, The Conspiracy of Art presents Baudrillard’s writings on art in a complicitous dance with politics, economics, and media.
El Complot Del Arte (spanish Edition) by Jean Baudrillard
Culminating with “War Porn,” a scathing analysis of the spectacular images from Abu Ghraib prison as bbaudrillard new genre of reality TV, the book folds back on itself to question the very nature of radical thought.
Paperbackpages. Published August 19th by Semiotext e first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Conspiracy of Artplease sign up. Be the first to ask a question about The Conspiracy of Art. Lists with This Book. E da qui la domanda di Baudrillard: What are you doing after the orgy? Jun 20, I rated it liked it. It’s a great look into the always interesting, sometimes contradictory mind of Baudrillard.
I mostly read art criticisms on a basic read newspaper and magazine level, so this is gives me an interesting perspective about the “sham” that is modern art. Though I disagree with some of his points Warhol is a good artist, but he is hardly the pinnacle srte modern artI am intrigued by his e, about the durability of modern art, its role, and the hijacking of his ideas by the art world.
He atre It’s a great look into the always interesting, sometimes contradictory mind of Baudrillard. He also has many other baudriplard on media, politics, the economy and aesthetics. I can’t wait to finish it. Jul 17, Blair rated it it was amazing. Good overview of Baudrillard’s theories on Hyperreality and the state of art in today’s society. Feb 23, Eric Phetteplace rated it it was ok Shelves: I must’ve been seduced by the semiotexte packaging on this one as I do not remember the purchase impetus and a quick scan through reveals it’s mostly interviews, always a bad sign.
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As such, it suffers from severe redundancy, the same topics handled in different essays, and at least 2 entire pages are duplicated in their entirety. That s I must’ve been seduced by the semiotexte packaging on this one as I do not remember the purchase impetus and a quick scan through reveals it’s mostly interviews, always a bad sign.
That said, there are probably 3 sections which are truly excellent: I think the former two are available for free online though, Pataphysics is on CTheory. Feb 14, Gytis Dovydaitis rated it liked it Shelves: Ok, so that’s the deal – I’m working in contemporary art field. And I love Baudrillard. Now I know that all my work is pointless, because contemporary art claims to be null what you can easily notice by its’ urge to eliminate aesthetics and conceptand it actually is null what is hidden by a tricster-like dance of commercial value, pretentious appreciation of intellectuals, and many more.
How do I feel? This paradoxical effect of forcing you to reconceptualize your view of societ Ok, so that’s the deal – I’m working in contemporary art field. This paradoxical effect of forcing you to reconceptualize your view of society is what Baudrillard is brilliant at. His ideas here are sharp and concentrated as always, but the book itself is compiled rather poorly.
It feels like Semiotext e just tried to make a bit more money of this famous author by stacking up a bunch of essays and interviews in one place, what resulted in a book where most of the contents are not too interesting.
Un libro para coger con pinzas. Habla de arte morderno. Warhol alcanzando el nivel cero. Warhol como el alfa y el omega.
El gran simulador al que todos simulan. Warhol como el a Un libro para coger con pinzas. Warhol como el acabose. En definitiva, un libro corto para coger con pinzas. Jun 07, Lindsay rated it really liked it. When I baudriillard this book I was just entering the world of post-modernism, and more critical art theory. I love his writing style.
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It is completely embellished and pretentious, but it is almost as if you are reading a play and you need to approach it from a similar standpoint to that. There are some really affecting concepts that changed the way I think about art. I am an artist through and through, but it is good to question the place and function that art has in the world. A good lead to further exp When I first this book I was just entering the world of post-modernism, and more critical art theory.
A good lead to further exploration in Baudrillard, art theory and post-modern concepts Jul 23, Michael rated it really liked it. This book has lots of filler, but there are a few articles and essays that make it more than worth your while.
Like a lot of Baudrillard, this book is sometimes brilliant, sometimes way over the edge; my advice would be to skip a chapter if it starts making you want to blind yourself. Dopo averlo letto ho guardato la data di pubblicazione: Aug 12, Marcella rated it liked it. E 03, Mills College Library added it. Feb 21, Mira rated it it was amazing. Straight to the point critique. Nov 24, Denton Peter McCabe rated it liked it. Oct 11, Curt Bozif rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Artists, Consumers, Matt Siemer.
This book makes you want to kill yourself if you’re an artist. Oct 13, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. Best line “I don’t know how to use a computer. Nov 19, Trinity Pi marked it as to-read. Saussure, Lefebvre and Derrida. Sep 27, Ryan Page rated it really liked it. Occasionally infuriatingly vague, but well worth reading. Apr 14, Nam Pham rated it liked it Shelves: After half of the book, I decided to stop. I still want to practice art and this book, albeit an awesomely thought-provoking one, is quite ‘destructive’.
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