Sunday, 28 February 2010

Thought of the Semester

Art is the kind of thing that depends for its existence upon theories: without theories of art, black paint is just black paint.

Arthur C. Danto quoted by Paul Guyer in a review of Danto's The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art, New York: Columbus University Press 1986 in New York Times, Feb 2, 1987 p.23.

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