ART CRITICISM, THEORY AND HISTORY

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Vital Beauty

Reclaiming Aesthetics in the Tangle of Technology and Nature

Edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder, Lars Spuybroek. Text by Thierry Bardini, Joke Brouwer, Gustav Fechner, Mark Frost, George Gessert, Tim Ingold, Arjen Mulder, John Ruskin, Daniel N. Stern, Lars Spuybroek, Caroline Van Eck, Wendy Steiner.

Featured images, "Bearded iris hybrid 346" (2004), is reproduced from <i>Vital Beauty</I>. The editors write, "George Gessert has been breeding hybrids of bearded irises, Pacifica irises, Oriental poppies, California poppies, corn poppies and streptocarpuses for decades as a form of bio art. In this book, he has permitted us to use his photographs of some of his most beautiful cultivars."As defined by the great art writer John Ruskin more than 150 years ago, “vital beauty” denotes an aesthetic of “sympathies”--that is, a beauty that embodies and demonstrates affinity with sentience in all its forms. Ruskin effectively liberated beauty from classical perfectionism by envisaging a world of currents and forces, rather than immobile ideals, and by celebrating nature’s abundant diversity. Today, this wonderful conception requires some rethinking, since sentience now encompasses technological as well as organic entities--raising the question of how we should design our environments, our objects and even our lives. In Vital Beauty, leading philosophers, anthropologists, theorists and artists Thierry Bardini, Joke Brouwer, Gustav Fechner, Mark Frost, George Gessert, Tim Ingold, Arjen Mulder, Daniel N. Stern, Lars Spuybroek, Caroline Van Eck, Wendy Steiner and Ruskin himself examine what this idea of beauty might mean for their respective disciplines.

Featured images, "Bearded iris hybrid 346" (2004), is reproduced from Vital Beauty. The editors write, "George Gessert has been breeding hybrids of bearded irises, Pacifica irises, Oriental poppies, California poppies, corn poppies and streptocarpuses for decades as a form of bio art. In this book, he has permitted us to use his photographs of some of his most beautiful cultivars."

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VOTI: UNION OF THE IMAGINARY

Edited with text by Susan Hapgood, Vasef Kortun, November Paynter. Text by Jordan Crandall. Conversation by Carlos Basualdo, Hans Ulrich Obrist.

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CYBERARTS 2017

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Pontus Hultén and Moderna Museet: The Formative Years

PONTUS HULTéN AND MODERNA MUSEET: THE FORMATIVE YEARS

Edited by Anna Tellgren. Foreword by Daniel Birnbaum. Text by Patrik Andersson, Annika Gunnarsson, Ylva Hillström, Pontus Hultén, et al.

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Jens Hoffmann: (Curating) From Z to A

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ARTISTS ON WALTER DE MARIA

Text by Richard Aldrich, Jeanne Dunning, Guillermo Faivovich & Nicolás Goldberg, Terry Winters.

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Brian O'Doherty/Patrick Ireland: Word, Image and Institutional Critique

BRIAN O'DOHERTY/PATRICK IRELAND: WORD, IMAGE AND INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE

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Cabinet 64: The Nose

CABINET 64: THE NOSE

Edited by Sina Najafi.

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Cabinet 65: Knowledge

CABINET 65: KNOWLEDGE

Edited by Sina Najafi.

CABINET

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Carolee Schneemann: Uncollected Texts, 1956–1980

CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN: UNCOLLECTED TEXTS, 1956–1980

Edited with text by Branden W. Joseph.

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