There is a certain distance between art and politics. This distance is usually willingly created by those who speak of these concepts and intend to benefit from the space created between them. It is because of this that the two concepts offer possible definitions of themselves. Politics perceives itself as “non-art,” as if it were in a direct relationship with what is real; art, on the other hand, seeks to pursue its own horizons beyond the reach of politics. However, this determination of the way in which the distance is constructed does not help to clarify said distinction. Indeed, there is a question of borders and limitations insofar as there exists...
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Book Review| June 02 2019
Exhibition Review: too much, too soon!
too much, too soon!: Open Space.
Vienna, Austria: December 15, 2018–January 19, 2019.
Bariş Acar is an art historian and art critic whose latest books are Ekphrasis Üçlemesi (Ekphrasis Trilogy) (2018) and Selected Writings from Ekphrasis: Passages Between the Visible and the Sayable (2018).
Afterimage (2019) 46 (2): 81–86.
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Bariş Acar; Exhibition Review: too much, too soon!. Afterimage 2 June 2019; 46 (2): 81–86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/aft.2019.462010
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