‘What is art? ’ is among the traditional questions that philosophy has addressed over the ages, from the ancients to today. Taking as its start line debates over the assorted definitions of artwork present in history, this text presents and discusses a number of the main theories provided by both the analytic and continental traditions. It then appears on the theoretical reasons that led twentieth-century philosophy to reopen the query of definition, and in many instances inquire into the ontology of art itself. Finally, a collection of concerns are addressed to assist shift the issue of definition onto a new plane, one that is in a position to reply to the challenges of the performing and participatory arts, which more than some other type of artwork current significantly unconventional ontologies.
However, there was no muse recognized with the portray and sculpture; historic Greek culture held these art types in low … Read More