Douglas Burnham elucidates Kant’s Critique of Judgment. Kant discussed aesthetic judgement, taste, beauty, claims leading to formalism, aesthetic ideas (leading to conceptualism and to formlessness), aesthetic experience, the sublime, genius and fine art. Also, Kant bridged aesthetics to ethics.
A refresher and/or necessary reading in relation to Duchamp’s Fountain. NSU Art Museum celebrates the centenary of Fountain. Fountain and the stories told about it seem to dramatize Critique of Judgment.
I would separate the valorization of Duchamp from the mythologizing of Fountain.
Related – Burnham answers questions via AskPhilosophers.
The 2017 Miami Zine Fair in partnership with University of Miami’s Special Collections and O, Miami Poetry Festival at the Lowe Art Museum.
Saturday, April 22, 11am-5pm
Chiara Bardelli Nonino recommends some photobooks.
A good photograph, according to poet Charles Simic, is “a self-contained little universe inexhaustible to scrutiny”. The same can be said of a good photobook: an object that, if successful, captivates us with a constant tension between its finiteness and infinite explorability.
Libyan Sugar by Michael Christopher Brown (Twin Palms Publishers)
A Journey Round my Room, by Xavier de Maistre, translated by Henry Atwell;  1871; New York, Hurd and Houghton
Xavier de Maistre’s delightful parody of contemporary travel-writing written while under a six-week house-arrest in Turin.
via A Journey Round my Room (1794 / 1871) — The Public Domain Review
Fugitiva : Eugenio Dittborn : pinturas, dibujos, textos, pinturas aeropostales recientes = paintings, drawings, texts, recent airmail paintings
Authors : Adriana Valdés, Ticio Escobar, Oscar Gacitúa, Roberto Merino, Luis Pérez-Oramas, Eugenio Dittborn
Publisher: Santiago, Chile : Fundacio?n Gasco, 2005.
KOW. Alexander and Bonin. Afterall. imageandnarrative.
Werner Herzog talks books with author Robert Pogue Harrison; including John Alec Baker’s The Peregrine
Darley for LRB.
Wladyslaw Strzeminski and his students in Lód? produced an album in honor of Kazimir Malevich. via post.at.moma
Other Planes of There, 2014
Other Planes of There by Renee Green by Duke University Press
Begin Again, Begin Again, MAK Center
In Begin Again, Begin Again, Green continues to play with variables of time and location, space and things, amongst reflections on relays, delays, movement, exile, migration, displacement and reinvention, all allowing for the contemplation of what arises amid particular combinations in a variety of conditions.