The Cult of the Avant-Garde Artist

The Cult of the Avant-Garde Artist

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 175 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521413459
  • DDC分類 701

Table of Contents

1. Avant-Garde and the neo-avant-garde: from
the pursuit of the primordial to the nihilism
of narcissism
1A. The idealisation of the avant-garde artist
as transmuter of value
1B. Fame, fortune, publicity, paratism: The
narcissistic illusions of the neo-avant-garde
artist
2. Preliminary therapeutic attitude: the
provocative object as a path to primordiality
(Picasso and Duchamp)
3. The geometrical cure: art as a matter of
principle (Mondrian and Malevich)
4. The expressive cure: art as the recovery of
primal emotion (Expressionism and Surrealism)
5. Fame as the cure-all, or the charisma of
cynicism: Andy Warhol
6. Enchanting the disenchanted, or the artist's
last stand: Joseph Beuys
7. The decadence or cloning of the avant-garde:
appropriating art.