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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This book deals with how the conscious is “shot through with unconscious conflict. Kory rated it really liked it Jan 04, An editor with authority would have been a great help.
The Optical Unconscious – Rosalind E. Krauss – The MIT Press
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In order to understand why modernism had torepress the optical unconscious, Krauss eavesdrops on Roger Fry in the salons of Bloomsbury, andspies on the toddler John Ruskin as he amuses himself with the patterns of a rug; we find her in theliving 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. Paperbackpages. 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 self-fulfilling truths.
All apart from the fact of being preeminent art criticism, pretty much Rosalind blossoming at her zenith. I like seeing how an artist did the work, what media, how unonscious was applied, a preferred brush or brand of paper towels or whatever.
The Optical Unconscious by Rosalind E. Krauss
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unconsfious Books by Rosalind E. Aug 16, Jeremy Wineberg rated it liked it Shelves: Kraussalso gives us the story that Alfred Barr, Meyer Shapiro, and Clement Greenberg repressed, the storyof a small, disparate group of artists who defied modernism’s most cherished self-descriptions,giving rise to an unruly, disruptive force that persistently haunted the field of modernism from thes to the s and continues to disrupt it today.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The Optical Unconscious will be deeply vexing to modernism’s lptical, andto readers who have accepted the foundational principles on which their aesthetic is based. 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.
The Optical Unconscious Rosalind E.