Additional Information. Art And Engagement; Arnold Berleant Part Two: Engagement in the Arts; p. 51 Epilogue: Art and the End of Aesthetics; pp. In this book Arnold Berleant develops a bold alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness. Students of phenomenological and interpretive art criticism will find these shared encounters most rewarding and the absence of critical blood- letting or.

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Art and Reality p. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. This made it no longer necessary to maintain the usual separations: University Press of Kansas, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Citing articles via Web of Science brleant. Variations on a Theme.

Takiji Yamamoto Limited preview – Moreover, traditional ways of characterizing appreciative experience, in particular Kantian disinterestedness and a contemplative, distancing attitude seemed inappropriate and irrelevant to the world that art had become. An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics.


Edinburgh University Press, Don’t have an account? Help Center Find new research papers in: Sign in to use this feature. Aesthetic Engagement1 Arnold Berleant Developments in the arts associated with modernism that had begun in the latter half of the nineteenth century with impressionism and moved through a series of breleant innovations, came to a head in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Understood in this way, aesthetic engagement is an especially useful concept for understanding these recent developments in art and appreciation. Berleant developed aesthetic engagement as an alternative to the concept of aesthetic disinterestedness that was central to traditional aesthetic theory but inadequate for accommodating these innovative developments. Zrt criticisms reject the theory because it is not another, because it is contextual and not dualistic, rather than taking it on its own terms.

Bibliography The Aesthetic Field: Aesthetic engagement becomes a key, both on historical and theoretical grounds, to making intelligible our experiences with both contemporary and classical arts. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.


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The Realities of Art pp. The concept of aesthetic engagement thus epitomize a contextual aesthetic.

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Centering on the notion of participatory engagement in the appreciation of art, he explores its appearance in art and in aesthetic perception, especially during the past century. Experience and Theory in Aesthetics pp. Aesthetic engagement is rather central to a broader theoretical account that takes the aesthetic field as the context of aesthetic experience and aesthetic sensibility as its perceptual dimension.

Email alerts New issue alert. A Critical Look at Aesthetics and Environment: Engagement in the Arts. Second electronic edition, with a new Preface,