Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world

Kaur, Raminder and Dave-Mukherji, Parul (2014) Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world. ASA Monographs, 51 . Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9781472519306

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Abstract

An investigation of arts and aesthetics in their widest senses and experiences, presenting a variety of perspectives ranging from the metaphysical to the political. Moving beyond art as an expression of the inner mind and invention of the individual self, the volume bridges the gap between changing perceptions of contemporary art and aesthetics and maps globalizing currents in a number of contexts and regions.The volume includes an impressive variety of case studies offered by established leaders in the field and original and emerging scholarly talent covering areas in India, Nepal, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Rwanda and Germany, as well as providing transnational or diasporic perspectives. From the contradictory demands made on successful artists from the south in the global art world such as Anish Kapoor, to images of war and puppetry created by female political prisoners, the volume compels creative and political interpretations of the ever-changing and globalizing terrain of arts and aesthetics.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: pdf ebook published on 29-01-2015 ISBN 9780857857590
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Anthropology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology > GN301 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology > GN357 Culture and cultural processes Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc.
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N0061 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Depositing User: Raminder KaurKahlon
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2013 16:14
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 10:37
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/40092
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