Heidegger Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinks for the Arts (Contemporary Thinkers Reframed)

Heidegger Reframed: Interpreting Key Thinks for the Arts (Contemporary Thinkers Reframed)

Language: English

Pages: 208

ISBN: 1845116798

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


It is frequently commented that Heidegger writes impenetrable texts that are difficult to read and comprehend, but he also, as Barbara Bolt demonstrates in this clear, original guide to his oeuvre, provides an 'artists' guide to the world'. Heidegger Reframed grounds Heidegger's writings in the critical questions confronting contemporary visual artists and students of art. Barbara Bolt takes the most relevant of his texts, including his most famous work, Being and Time, and sets out ways of thinking about art in a post-medium, digital, technocratic and post-human age. She does so through the frame of works by international artists, including Sophie Calle, Anish Kapoor and Anselm Kiefer. A glossary of terms completes this full and clear companion to Heidegger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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