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The Emancipated Spectator

Artist/Author: Jacques Ranciere | Reference: P1590 | ISBN: 978-1-84467-343-8 | Type: Publication

Asking exactly what we mean by political art or the politics of art, Rancière goes on to look at what the tradition of critical art, and the desire to insert art into life, has achieved. Has the militant critique of the consumption of images and commodities become, ironically, a sad affirmation of its omnipotence?