Accused by the tabloid press of setting out to ‘shock’, controversial artworks are vigorously defended by art critics, who frequently downplay their disturbing. Accused by the tabloid press of setting out to ‘shock’, controversial artworks are vigorously defended by art critics, who frequently downplay. PDF | On Oct 4, , Shelley Campbell and others published Kieran Cashell, Aftershock: The Ethics of Contemporary Transgressive Art.
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Cashell also discusses other critics opinions, which helps to give a greater understanding of the different reactions to the art works analysed by Cashell. While also questioning the catch-all notion of ‘transgression’, this illuminating and controversial book neither jumps indiscriminately to the defence of shocking artworks nor dismisses them out of hand.
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Aftershock: The Ethics of Contemporary Transgressive Art by Kieran Cashell
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Aftershock provides a well written, concise and thought provoking critique on some of the ethical debates raised by contemporary ot, and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in ethics and art. For all that though, the core proposition as Cashell knows is deeply tendentious and despite the rigour throughout the conclusions drawn sit uncomfortably. Lacey Drummond marked it as to-read May 22, Perhaps this is inevitable given the counter-intuitive nature of what we’re being asked to accept: Scrutinizing notorious works by Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Marcus Harvey, Orlan, Tracey Emin trajsgressive others, Cashell maintains not only that such work produces a visceral, emotional and “ethical” response–but that it actively sets out to do so.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This is the first book to subject contemporary art to a rigorous ethical exploration.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Far from clouding our judgement, Cashell argues, shame, outrage or revulsion are the very emotions that such works set out to evoke. This is the first book to subject contemporary art to a rigorous ethical exploration.
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