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Short description Art Is Not What You Think It Is presents a thought-provoking manifesto by two leading art historians which reconsiders current discussions on the idea of art, and offers new and challenging insights into its uses, meanings, and its very nature.
From the contents List of Figures
Preface: Art Is Not What You Think It Is
Introduction: Art and/as Manifesto
First Incursion: Artistry and Authorship
Second Incursion: The Dangers of Art and the Trap of the Visual
Third Incursion: To See the Frame that Blinds Us
Fourth Incursion: Deconstructing the Agencies of Art
Fifth Incursion: Intersections of the Local and the Global
Sixth Incursion: Into the Breach of Art and Religion
Seventh Incursion: The Art of Commodifying Artistry