Donald Kuspit (born March 26, 1935) is an American art critic and a poet. He is a practitioner of psychoanalytic art criticism and has published on Avant-garde aesthetics, Postmodernism, Modern art, and Conceptual art.
DONALD KUSPIT Reconsidering the Spiritual in Art Part 1 Thank you. It's a great pleasure to be here in sunny Virginia. I appreciate the welcoming weather. It's a great pleasure to be at Virginia Commonwealth once again. I've been here before, in fact several times.The Impact of Donald Kuspit's Art Criticism on Artists: p. 84: Essays about Kuspit by Art Critics and Art Historians: United States of America: Donald Kuspit and Clement Greenberg in Dialogue: The Mountain Lake Symposium (1980- 1990) p. 90: Multiple Modernisms: Postmodernism and the Unique Place of Donald Kuspit in Modern Art Criticism: p. 98.Ambiguous Nature: Mia Brownell’s Paintings by Donald Kuspit The question that haunts Mia Brownell’s still lives of fruit--usually many intertwined vines of ripe grapes, from which larger fruit, usually pears or plums or both, dangle--is whether they’re based on observation of nature or observation of art.
KUSPIT, Donald B(urton) 1935-PERSONAL: Born March 26, 1935, in New York, NY; son of Morris (a manager) and Celia Kuspit; married Judith Price (a psychologist), 1962. Source for information on Kuspit, Donald B(urton) 1935-: Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series dictionary.
Donald Kuspit is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art History and Philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and has been the A. D. White Professor at Large at Cornell University (1991-97). He is also Senior Critic at the New York Academy of Art.
Donald Kuspit (born March 26, 1935) is an American art critic, poet, and Distinguished Professor of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and professor of art history at the School of Visual Arts.Kuspit is one of America's most distinguished art critics.
Donald Kuspit is an American art critic, poet, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and former professor of art history at the School of Visual Arts.
The work of art is a revelation of the innate goodness of matter. Matter narcissistically mirrors itself in art, with the artist's hidden hand that holds the mirror up, the impersonal mechanism by means of which matter makes its perfection manifest.
Donald B. Kuspit has 154 books on Goodreads with 1889 ratings. Donald B. Kuspit’s most popular book is The End of Art.
Donald Kuspit, Writer: A New Spirit in Painting: 6 Painters of the 1980's. Donald Kuspit is a writer, known for A New Spirit in Painting: 6 Painters of the 1980's (1984), American Mirror: Intimations of Immortality (2018) and Con Artist (2009).
French-born filmmaker Thierry Guetta took on the moniker of Mr. Brainwash after moving to Los Angeles. In 2006 he set his video camera aside and attacked the streets with stencils and posters of beloved icons, becoming renowned in the burgeoning street art scene alongside Banksy and other brinkmen.
I sat down with renowned art critic Donald Kuspit, in an unsuspectingly loud coffee shop, to begin a conversation that I had thought about having for many years prior. The result, framed by the end(s) of art and of life, debates profound issues that shape our ways of being in the art world and beyond.
Again and again one sees the grid in Anil Revri’s paintings, whether as a dominating, virtually “totalizing,” over-all structure, as in the Veiled Doorwaysseries, 1996-2000, or, in many of the paintings in the three Cultural Crossings Suites, 1998-2001, as the center of the space.In the Geometric Abstractions, 1996-2005, the grid is simultaneously central and over-all.
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Proposes that television is an inherently disintegrative technology that involves a certain self-hypnosis by the viewer. Argues that the image as a totalizing field has the authority of the real behind it, which dictates something to the viewer to structure unconscious perception. Elaborates how this dictation from without is inscribed into the narcissistic relation with the televised scene.
Donald Kuspit, a professor of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, is the author of more than twenty books and numerous essays. He has earned fellowships from, among others, the Ford Foundation, the Fulbright Commission, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In The End of Art, Donald Kuspit argues that art is over because it has lost is aesthetic import. Tracing the demise of aesthetic experience to the works and theory of Marcel Duchamp and Barnett Newman, Kuspit argues that devaluation is inseparable from the entropic character of modern art, and that anti-aesthetic postmodern art is if final state.