By Robert Kraut
Kraut examines emotional expression, right interpretation and objectivity within the context of artworld perform, the relevance of jazz to aesthetic thought, and the targets of ontology (artworld and otherwise). He additionally considers the relation among paintings and language, the confusions of postmodern relativism, and
the relation among artistic/critical perform and aesthetic theory.
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