Introduction: “Is There a Place (Still) For Criticism?”

Luiz Camillo Osorio, Nuno Crespo, Sabeth Buchmann

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Abstract

The texts presented in this special issue of the JSTA have two ambitions. On the one hand, they try to retake the problem of art criticism in a digital age that significantly transformed the means of exhibition and experimentation of works of art. Together they are an introduction to the task of criticism today, taking into account its genealogy in German theoretical romanticism and its new repertoires in post-colonial theory and infra-structural critique. On the other hand, they aim in recovering the discussion of criticism and the need for its inclusion in contemporary art discussions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Science and Technology of the Arts
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Dec 2021

Keywords

  • Art criticism
  • Art theory
  • Cinema
  • Contemporary art
  • Images
  • Infra-structural critique

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