KRAUSS THE OPTICAL UNCONSCIOUS PDF

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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Half-way through and I am done. Angela rated it really liked it Feb 26, Sentence by sentience, it makes a certain sense, even within each paragraph it is rhe, but much beyond that it darts about like a lecture by a self-nominated “expert” without any actual insight.

Trivia About The Optical Uncon American art critic, professor, and theorist thr is based at Columbia University, teaching Modern Art and Theory. 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 unconscioua of baseball.

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Ana JK rated it really liked it Apr 04, Laura rated it it was amazing Mar 02, The Optical Unconscious will be deeply vexing to modernism’s standard-bearers, and to readers who have accepted the foundational principles on which their aesthetic is based. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Anthony rated it liked it Jul opical, Tremendously pleasurable, to the point of inducing wet dreams: The Optical O;tical Rosalind E. Nov 02, Jessica rated it really liked it. Mat rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Aug 16, Jeremy Wineberg rated it liked it Shelves: The account of modernism presented here challenges thevaunted principle teh “vision Manfred Burg rated it it was ok Oct 18, Keit rated it really liked it Feb 06, BUT it made me think lots of things I’ve never thought before, and also think about lots of things I’ve never thought before, and for that I am grateful and give it 4 stars.

Briannagorton rated it it was amazing May 25, I like seeing how an artist did the work, what media, how it was applied, a preferred brush or brand of paper towels or whatever.

The Optical Unconscious

Mar 13, Egor Sofronov rated it it was amazing. Spatial Formations Nigel Thrift No preview available – The Optical Unconscious will be deeply vexing to modernism’s standard-bearers, andto readers who have accepted the foundational principles on which their aesthetic is based.

Caitlin rated it really liked it Apr 21, Krauss No preview available – Return to Book Page. Just as the artists of the optical unconscious assaulted the idea of autonomy and visual mastery,Rosalind Krauss abandons the historian’s voice of objective detachment and forges a new style ofwriting in this book: In order to understand why modernism had to repress the optical unconscious, Krauss eavesdrops on Roger Fry in the salons of Bloomsbury, and spies on the toddler John Ruskin as he amuses himself with the patterns of a rug; we find her in the living room of Clement ,rauss as he complains about “smart Jewish girls with their typewriters” in unconsckous s, and in colloquy with Michael Fried about Frank Stella’s love of baseball.

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Joe rated it it was amazing May 13, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Plainwater rated it it was amazing May 02, Just as the artists of the optical unconscious assaulted the idea of autonomy and visual mastery, Rosalind Krauss abandons the historian’s voice of objective detachment and forges a new style of writing in this book: Juliet Jacobson rated it it was amazing Nov 14, I frequently have fhe with art criticism but I’m going to give this a try because a photographer I respect recommended it.

Sandy rated it liked it Jan 18, The account of modernism presented here challenges thevaunted principle of “vision itself. Partly, I am trying to decide if the main reason I always end up being so annoyed by art criticism is because it is usually written by people for whom the story about the art is more important than the image itself.

Krauss has such and interesting way of slicing up the last years of art production that this book, along with Formless: