The Optical Unconscious is a pointed protest against the official story of modernism and against the critical tradition that attempted to define modern art. The Optical Unconscious has ratings and 5 reviews. Jessica said: I don’t have enough of the proper background to have understood 80% of what what dis . The Optical Unconscious Rosalind E. Krauss The Optical Unconscious is a pointed protest against the official story of modernism and against the critical tradition.
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The Optical Unconscious will be tue vexing to modernism’s standard-bearers, and to readers who have accepted the foundational principles on which their aesthetic is based.
Just as the artists of the optical unconscious assaulted the idea of autonomy and visual mastery,Rosalind Krauss abandons the historian’s voice of objective detachment and forges a new style ofwriting in this book: Sentence by sentience, it makes a certain sense, even within each paragraph it is plausible, but much beyond that it darts about like a lecture by a self-nominated “expert” without any actual insight.
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The Optical Unconscious by Rosalind E. Krauss
Published July 25th by Mit Press first published Uncohscious 10th Nicole rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Briannagorton rated it it was amazing May 25, Trivia About The Optical Uncon Keit rated it really liked it Feb 06, Angela rated it really liked it Feb 26, The account of modernism presented here challenges thevaunted principle of “vision Paperbackpages.
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Laura rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Half-way through and I am done. I like seeing how an artist did the work, what media, how it was applied, a preferred brush or brand of paper towels or whatever.
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The Optical Unconscious is a pointed protest against the official story of modernism and against the critical tradition that attempted to define modern art according to certain sacred commandments and unconscioux truths.
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In order to understand why modernism had to repress the optical unconscious, Krauss eavesdrops on Roger Fry in the salons of Bloomsbury, and spies on the toddler John Ruskin as he amuses himself with the patterns of a rug; we find her in the living room of Clement Greenberg as he complains about “smart Jewish girls with their typewriters” in the s, and in colloquy with Michael Fried about Frank Stella’s love of baseball.
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Renee rated it really liked it May 26, Partly, I am trying to decide if the main reason I always end up being so annoyed by art criticism is because it is usually written by people for whom the story about the art is more important than the image itself. Soohyun Kim rated it really liked it Mar 20, I have filled the margins with comments and exclamations and that is a very bad sign.
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