The Aesthete in the City: The Philosophy and Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s

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Penn State Press, 1994 - Art criticism - 290 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Artwriting Revisited
17
Abstract Painting and Its Discontents
35
The Problem
51
The Aesthete in the City
73
Baudrillard as Philosopher or The End of Abstract Painting?
93
The Fake Artwork in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
111
Interpreting Un Bar aux FoliesBergere
125
Ron Janowichs Recent Paintings
191
The Recent Paintings of Tom Nozkowski and Gary Stephan
205
David Reeds Recent Painting
219
An Abstract Painter in the Age of Postmodernism
229
Color in the Recent Work of Sean Scully
245
Two Political Artists
255
Frances Lansing
269
Michael Venezia
277

Derrida as Philosopher
149
Postmodernism Is Dead Long Live Leo Steinberg
165
The Practice of Art Criticism in the I 980s
179
Jonathan Laskers Recent Art
181
David Sawin
281
Index
285
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