What Do We Need Art For?

What Do We Need Art For?
Library Shelf Location 05.NANC
Publication Date 28 Mar 2019

Part of the Riemschneider Lectures Series.

The French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy thinks about the tasks art is meant to fulfil today, and asks some basic questions: What do we need art for? Where does art begin? Why is art so expensive? In a concentrated text, Nancy expounds his thoughts on the relationship between art and holiness, art and economics, art and politics, art and philosophy. What Do We Need Art For? is the first volume of the Riemschneider Lectures from the State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe.Part of the Riemschneider Lectures Series, 2017, the State Academy of Fine Arts, Karlsruhe. Co-published with Fluid.

ISBN 9783960985099
Pages 36pp
Editor Carolin Meister
Author Jean-Luc Nancy
Format Paperback
Publisher Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig
Category Art Theory
Keywords Theory, Critical Writing, critical theory, Philosophy, Art Criticism

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