The Berlin-based art historian and author of How to Do Things with Art – The Meaning of Art’s Performativity, Dorothea von Hantelmann, gives a lecture and. Dorothea von Hantelmann “Why exhibitions became a modern ritual (and what they tell us about the society in which they take place)”. Dorothea von Hantelmann – Notizen zur Ausstellung. How can it be that the Artistic Director of the dOCUMENTA (13) can talk about a certain kind of.

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Available for download now. He argued that in certain cases something that was said produced an effect beyond the realm of language. The empirical data on which the book is based stem from the late s. And as Thorstein Veblen has shown, it even needed to cultivate these practices in order to demonstrate that it had plenty of free time, which clearly distinguished it from a productive lower class that was concerned with covering its basic requirements. Andre was interested in horizontality because it extended into, and hence revealed, its surroundings—and also because it struck at the traditional concept of sculpture as a vertical and anthropomorphic form.

A modern notion of visual art developed along with the rise of bourgeois societies. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Are you an author? In Museum Bodiesthe scholar Helen Rees Leahy describes how walking, talking, reading, looking and being looked at have constituted a repertoire of bodily techniques. First, he constructs the aesthetic in terms of a temporal structure, forming a discontinuous constellation of the present and the past.

The object, traditionally the protagonist of meaning production, becomes a device for engaging in an experimental relation with oneself and others. One I experienced was initiated by the frequent question: Correspondingly, the turn toward the subject and his or her experiences does not imply a narcissistic turn to the self.

With the increase in both income and leisure time, more and more people can and need to shape their lives according to their own needs and preferences. In a radically discontinuous way, Coleman forges links between subjective experience and a specific historical event. In the final part of this essay I would like to focus on the question of how to translate such a concept of experience in the realm of the aesthetic.

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This signifies a transition from supply-driven to demand-driven markets. For what in the final instance is bereft of content is, Krauss suggests, the historical dimension of the art experience or, more specifically, a dimension that references the historical. The rematch a year later, awaited with great excitement, was to go down in boxing history voon one of the most spectacular fights of its time.

Certain positions within Minimal Art during the s fundamentally changed the relationship between the object and its viewer, between art and its venue, by completely shifting the meaning of the object to the experience had with and through it. Other channels Subscribe to newsletter Twitter Facebook. How are experiences shaped in and by specific artworks?

They all have their backs to the visitor and breathe heavily in a synchronous rhythm. A rapidly expanded market of experience trained and stabilized this rationality of experience. Renowned for his lightning-speed punches, he held the heavyweight title for almost seven years.

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Both artwork and viewer occupy the same nonmetaphorical and nonsymbolic space. Events in Estonia Estonian events around the world Archive. What, after all, is experienced? But as soon as something occurs or is said, they stand up again and excitedly say: It does not mean that what is produced is equally distributed or accessible. What characterizes the first-experience society is the shift from outer to inner goals described earlier, a shift that gives the central role to the subject, which seeks happiness in experiential stimulation.

Used as a label to categorize a certain doroothea of contemporary artworks, however, it makes little sense. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. He introduces a dimension of experience that does not exclude meaning, language, critique, and history but gives these categories a concrete form as a necessary basis for all odrothea. In early experience society, instrumental thinking conquered the new pattern. In the canon of the twenty-first century, Balanchine would be as important as Malevich.


The question of how to do things with art seems particularly pertinent today: Vision is a distancing sense, which, like other concepts relating to separation and distinction, is fundamental to the rise of modernity: The works of Carl Andre and Robert Irwin are, in very different ways, based on these premises. There are, however, two misconceptions inherent in this critique.

In aristocratic culture, objects played a role too, as signs of taste, wealth, and status. What does it mean to lead a good life today? Krauss quotes Thomas Krens, dorotheaa the director of the Guggenheim Museum in New York, a key protagonist in this change, who specifically referred to Minimal Art in explaining these developments: The sudden ringing of a cell phone, laughter, a comment in a foreign language, can become the beginning of another discussion.

Her main fields of research are contemporary art and aesthetics as well as the history and social function of exhibitions.

If there were five pairs of eyes directed at them, the visitors would be subjected to a completely different kind of power.

Registration and reading materials: And we can analyse the contemporary experience society on the basis of the way it transforms the white cube into time-based experiential spaces. Enter the name of the organizer: At this moment the division between inner and outer becomes permeable—as with the boxer, who is isolated and at the same time the center of a dorotbea, energetically charged perceptual field directed by a public.

The shift toward inner goals that Schulze had defined as the main characteristic of contemporary Western societies is now recognized as a path that does not turn away from the outside but, conversely, presupposes an engagement with it. What does it imply for art?

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