Who is art for?

Kerr, Vicki (2019) Who is art for? 5th International conference, Chengdu University, Chengdu, China, 14-18 October, 2019. (Unpublished)

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This lecture addresses the following set of linked questions: Has contemporary art become a form of mass entertainment? What, if anything, distinguishes contemporary art from other forms of popular culture? Should art have as wide an audience as possible? Why is contemporary art so popular at the moment? Is the popularity of contemporary art a problem or something to be welcomed?

Item Type:Item presented at a conference, workshop or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:Art, Art fairs, Museums, education, art practice, art appreciation
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
N Fine Arts > ND Painting
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:7092
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