Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle this weighty Compelling and thought-provoking, The Destruction of Art forces us to. : The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution (Picturing History) (): Dario Gamboni: Books. The book The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution, Dario Gamboni is published by Reaktion Books.

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The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution

Lukasz rated it really liked it Nov 10, The fact that public art is especially concerned by this topic comes from the fact that it is engaging with collective issues and its being exposed to a socially diverse public.

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The University of Melbourne Library. Summary Last winter, a man tried to break Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain sculpture. These 2 locations desstruction Tasmania: The destruction of art: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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What offends us, and why does it make us feel that way? G35 Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries Julie rated it really liked it Oct 01, Gamboni uncovers here a disquieting phenomenon that still thrives today worldwide. Mistaking Art for Refuse.


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Laura Auricchio added it Mar 07, How does that work? One might then say that for an art historian to address artistic vandalism somehow implies an act of vandalism directed towards his own discipline. You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. A Historical Outline; 3. Dsstruction and thought-provoking, The Destruction of Art forces us to rethink the ways that we interact with art and react to its power to shock or subdue.

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Modernism is usually interpreted as the destruction or dismantling of tradition and, more vaguely, of nature. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. As he demonstrates throug. Maria marked it as to-read Jan 19, Paperbackpages. Selected pages Title Page.

About the Destruction of Art: Dario Gamboni in conversation with José Díaz Cuyás

University of Technology Sydney. Australian National University Library. We can find examples of this iconoclasm of laughter in nineteenth-century caricature, and in groups like The Incoherents and The Fumistes, extending until the Dadaists and later off-shoots, lf those less programmatic and more attentive to the materialness of things.

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Public Private login e. In many similar cases, it appears that the claim to artistic status of the author of such actions was fragile at best, and one can suspect that they were searching for attention rather than engaging with their targets in any serious way. Outside the First World.


It’s not the destruction of art in itself that they object to – it’s the choice of which art is to be destroyed that they demand. Tags What are rario

The Destruction of Art

Nis marked it as to-read Nov 19, Reformations of Church Art. Renowned art historian Dario Gamboni is the first to tackle this weighty issue in depth, exploring specters of censorship, iconoclasm, and vandalism that surround such acts. But, do you not believe that it could also be associated with what could be considered the other face of the terrible in modernism the sublimein other words with comic laughter? This ambiguity is usually avoided, or interpreted as a mere poetic device, by heroic readings of gzmboni avant-garde which are sometimes made from art history gamboi criticism.