6. “Other Pictures we Look at, – His Prints we Read”

Danto Reading Lamb Reading Hogarth on the Art of the Commonplace

  1. Mark Rollins
  1. Lydia Goehr

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch6

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Goehr, L. (2012) “Other Pictures we Look at, – His Prints we Read”, in Danto and his Critics, Second Edition (ed M. Rollins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Washington University, USA

Author Information

  1. Columbia University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Philosophers and their Critics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ernest Lepore

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470673447

Online ISBN: 9781118253045

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Keywords:

  • the art of the commonplace;
  • reading art, for Danto, re-evaluating human values in understanding art;
  • depictive art, readable beyond, its being merely perceivable;
  • Lamb, of reading beyond perceiving, being evaluative about art;
  • art under the condition of transfiguration;
  • art, transfigurative for Lamb, for Danto, seeing art straightaway as art;
  • Danto and Lamb's reading of Hogarth, Danto turning away from morality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reading Art

  • Other Pictures

  • The Commonplace

  • Transfiguration

  • Reading Prints

  • Ekphrasis

  • Moving Past

  • The Vulgar

  • Re-evaluating Values

  • Paragone

  • Exemplary Marsyas

  • Image–Word–Sound

  • Saints and Painters

  • Refiguring Error