The Rape of the Masters How Political Correctness Sabotages Art by Roger Kimball

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Published by Encounter Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Theory of art,
  • Criticism,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Art & Politics,
  • Art / General,
  • Political correctness,
  • Politics in art

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8721624M
ISBN 101893554864
ISBN 109781893554863

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The particulars of the disease involve: (1) aggrandizement of the spurious or trivial and, (2) the de(con)struction of traditional aesthetics/5.

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His new book, The Rape of the Masters, is a charged account of how the professoriate has turned the study of art into an ideological parlor game. Advertisement. The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art by Roger Kimball Encounter. $ As in other areas of our intellectual life, the practice of art history and The Rape of the Masters book criticism has been increasingly corrupted in recent years by, for lack of a more precise term, the ideology of political correctness.

Roger Kimball (born ) is an American art critic and conservative social commentator. He is the editor and publisher of The New Criterion and the publisher of Encounter l first gained prominence in the early s with the publication of his book Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Higher currently serves on the board of the Manhattan Alma mater: Bennington College, Yale University.

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The Rape of the Masters exposes the charlatanry that fuels much academic art history and leaks into the art world generally, affecting galleries, museums and catalogues. It also provides an engaging antidote to the tendentious, politically motivated assaults on our treasured sources of culture and civilization.

Throughout Rape of the Masters, Kimball displays keen insight into the tactics of contemporary art history and its noxious consequences. He gives disenchanted art students a voice and a rhetoric for expressing their views. The result is a witty book whose tone of ridicule makes it an engaging and worthwhile read.

In "The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art," Kimball, a noted art critic himself, shows how academic art history is increasingly held hostage to radical cultural politics--feminism, cultural studies, postcolonial studies, the whole armory of academic antihumanism.

In the course of The Rape of the Masters I quote--twice--Bishop Butler’s great remark that “Everything is what it is, and not another thing.” In a way, that can stand as the motto for the book.

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