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After the end of art : contemporary art and the pale of history
List of Illustrations ix Foreword to the Princeton Classics Edition xi Preface xvii Acknowledgments xxi CHAPTER ONE Introduction: Modern, Postmodern, and Contemporary 3 CHAPTER TWO Three DecadesExpand
The transfiguration of the commonplace : a philosophy of art
*1. Works of Art and Mere Real Things *2. Content and Causation *3. Philosophy and Art *4. Aesthetics and the Work of Art *5. Interpretation and Identification *6. Works of Art and MereExpand
The abuse of beauty : aesthetics and the concept of art
Arthur C. Danto traces the evolution of the concept of beauty during the 20th century and explores how it was removed from the definition of art.
The Transfiguration of the Commonplace
IN THE PRESENT STATE of the artworld, it is possible that a painting be exhibited which is merely a square of primed canvas, or a sculpture shown which consists of a box, of undistinguishedExpand
Narration and Knowledge
After the End of Art
What Art Is
A lively meditation on the nature of art by one of America's most celebrated art critics What is it to be a work of art? Renowned author and critic Arthur C. Danto addresses this fundamental, complexExpand