Outrage: Art, Controversy, And Society by R. HowellsOutrage: Art, Controversy, And Society by R. Howells

Outrage: Art, Controversy, And Society

byR. HowellsEditorA. Ritivoi, J. Schachter

Hardcover | October 10, 2012

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A study of controversy in the arts, and the extent to which such controversies are socially rather than just aesthetically conditioned. The collection pays special attention to the vested interests and the social dynamics involved, including class, religion, culture, and - above all - power.
RICHARD HOWELLS is Reader in Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King's College, London, UK, where he specialises in visual and popular culture. In 2004 he was Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Center for the Arts in Society at Carnegie Mellon University. His books include The Myth of the Titanic (1999 and 2012) and Visual ...
Title:Outrage: Art, Controversy, And SocietyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:331 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.03 inPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230353975

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgments About the Contributors Introduction: A.Ritivoi , R.Howells & J.Schachter PART I: MAJOR THEMES, PREMISES, AND POSITIONS Controversy, Art, and Power; R.Howells A Primal Controversy: On the Destruction and Protection of Art in Western Culture; L.Burgess Recruiting and Nominating Participants for the Brooklyn Museum Controversy: The Contributions of New York City Print Journalists; P.Cramer PART II: REPRESENTING A CONTESTED PAST Pieces from the Past: Contestation around Francoist Monuments in Modern-Day Spain; C.Ruiz The Nation's Cathedral: Public Art and Competing Memories in Post-Communist Romania; A.Ritivoi Citizenship and Public Art: Chicago's Millennium Park; F.Evans PART III: CENSORING AND SUBVERTING: THE ARTS AND POLITICS Underexposed: The Controversial Censorship of Photographs of US War Dead; J.Alinder Testimony and Theater: The Controversy of Truth Telling in Post-Apartheid South Africa and Post-Conflict Northern Ireland; J.Keating-Miller Tracing Controversy in East German Film; S.Brockmann PART IV: THE PAST AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS CONTROVERSIES Remediating Arts Controversy in the Nineteenth Century; J.Klancher 'Giacinto Scelsi c'est moi!'; F.Sciannameo Beauty and Danger: The Aestheticization of Information in Contemporary Art; M.Ragona PART V: THE FUTURE OF CONTROVERSIES Art Fights: The Persistence of Controversy in Modern Aesthetics; M.Chander The End of the Modern Art Controversy and the Many Controversies over Art; A.Funk Index