Aesthetics of Distance

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Abstract

Distance has been too much overlooked in art theory and aesthetic theory. I aim to show in my article how important it is politically, as our ethical concerns are weaker the more distant an issue is. Here the aesthetic side of a phenomenon takes easily over when the ethical gets weak.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHome Reassembled
Subtitle of host publicationOn Art, Destruction & Belonging
EditorsAleksi Malmberg, Annukka Vähäsöyrinki
Place of PublicationRotterdam
Pages71-79
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeB2 Part of a book or another research book

Keywords

  • sculpture
  • aesthetics
  • art theory
  • art
  • contemporary art

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