7. A Tale of Two Artworlds

  1. Mark Rollins
  1. George Dickie

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch7

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

Danto and his Critics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Dickie, G. (2012) A Tale of Two Artworlds, in Danto and his Critics, Second Edition (ed M. Rollins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253045.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Washington University, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Illinois, Chicago, 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



  • tale of two artworlds;
  • Danto, and institutional theory of art;
  • Danto, on Castle's work, as art, that the artworld prescribes;
  • Danto's refute “the Art World…which acts as one”;
  • Danto's conception of the artworld, inconsistent in ways;
  • individuals, of the artworld, persons of philosophical aesthetics;
  • Danto relating the artworld, with a subset of critics;
  • Danto, on the artworld's abject concern with the criticisms of art;
  • Danto's claim, of art as symbolic expressions