Relational Aesthetics and Critical Culture

Pennings, Mark W. (2005) Relational Aesthetics and Critical Culture. In Transforming Aesthetics, July 8, 2005, Art Gallery of New South Wales. (Unpublished)


This paper explains and assesses Nicholas Bourriaud's Relational Aesthetics, It situates Bourriaud's theories in the historical context of critical theory and his rejection of sopme of its elements. The limitiations and criticisms of Bourriaud's theories are also elaborated. The paper concludes with a discussion of the artists Carey Young as an exponent of neo-liberal business practices in the artworld.

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ID Code: 6996
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Relational Aesthetics, Nicholas Bourriaud, Critical Theory
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100) > Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified (190199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 18 Apr 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:39

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