!!> BOOKS ✶ Transgressions: The Offences of Art ✬ Author Anthony Julius – Loufanet.info

Transgressions: The Offences of Art Since The Mid Nineteenth Century, Artists Have Compulsively Rejected Received Ideas In Order To Test And Subvert Morality, Law, Society, And Even Art Itself But What Happens When All Boundaries Have Been Crossed, All Taboos Broken, All Limits Violated Transgressions Is The First Book To Address This Controversial Subject Here Anthony Julius Traces The History Of Subversion In Art From The Outraged Response To Manet S Le D Jeuner Sur L Herbe To The Scandal Caused By The Grant Programs Of The National Endowment For The Arts A Century And A Half Later Throughout The Book, And Supported By The Work Of Such Artists As Marcel Duchamp, The Chapman Brothers, Andres Serrano, Damien Hirst, Gilbert George, Paul McCarthy, Jeff Koons, Hans Haacke, And Anselm Kiefer, Julius Shows How The Modern Period Has Been Characterized By Three Kinds Of Transgressive Art An Art That Perverts Established Art Rules An Art That Defiles The Beliefs And Sentiments Of Its Audience And An Art That Challenges And Disobeys The Rules Of The StateThe Evidence Assembled, Julius Concludes His Hard Hitting Dissection Of The Landscapes Of Contemporary Art By Posing Some Important Questions What Is Art S Future When Its Boundary Exceeding, Taboo Breaking Endeavors Become The Norm And Is Anything Of Value Lost When We Submit To Art S Violation Transgressions Is Not A Comfortable Still Less A Comforting Read, But It Has A Powerful Urgency That Makes It An Essential Document For Anyone Involved In Our Cultural Life At The Beginning Of The Twenty First Century

About the Author: Anthony Julius

Anthony Julius born 1956 is a prominent British lawyer and academic, best known for his actions on behalf of Diana, Princess of Wales and Deborah Lipstadt He is a senior consultant for the London law firm Mishcon de Reya.Julius is known for his opposition to new antisemitism, the alleged expression of antisemitic prejudice couched in terms of criticism of Israel, and gives frequent talks on the subject all over the world to raise awareness He is a founding member of both Engage and the Euston Manifesto.He is a son of a successful London textile merchant, educated at the City of London School His father died young of a brain tumour Julius studied English literature at Jesus College, Cambridge graduating in 1977 with a first class degree and completed a Ph.D in English literature at University College London under the novelist and academic Dan Jacobson He joined Mishcon de Reya, a Bloomsbury law firm in 1981 becoming a partner in 1984 Currently he is a senior consultant to that firm.He married in 1979 and had four children with his first wife Max, Laura, Chlo and Theo In 1999, following his divorce, he married journalist Dina Rabinovitch who died in 2007 They have one son together Elon He remarried in July 2009.

10 thoughts on “Transgressions: The Offences of Art

  1. says:

    A dense, intellectually dazzling, complexly argued book Not an easy read My main reservation about Transgressions is the material that Julius describes and defends and much of which is illustrated Like the child who sees the

  2. says:

    This is a really great resource to defend controversial art Also, the picture of Bruce Nauman on the cover is pretty hot.

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