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Intentionalism and the Arts

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by glnovia
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Welcome to Intentism!


Welcome to the Intentism forum! Feel free to introduce yourself and if you have any comments or questions you can ask them here. Please login to join in any of the discussions. If you are a new visitor, click on 'Join us' at the top for your free account.
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Nicholas Penny and 'effective history'


Nicholas Penny and 'effective history' - Nicholas Penny, Director of the National Gallery in conversation with Jonathon Jones of the Guardian (March 27 2008) said that paintings that survive for centuries change their meaning again and again. Gadamer call
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by glnovia8
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Intention and fiction


How do we distinguish fiction form non-fiction? There is no form of writing or vocabulary that distinguishes between the two. Anaximander's early Greek map of a flat earth was simply bad science not fiction. Is the best approach to side with what the auth
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by cindy666
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Intention and Accountability


An artist declines to give any intended meaning to their work, holding fast to Barthes,'Death of the author.' If the work is considered offensive or inflammatory by others, does the artist's view of authorship remove accountability?
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by cindy666
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Beardsley's arguments


Beardsley and Wimsatt wrote the seminal paper on the subject of intention 'The intentional Fallacy'. His key arguments against intentionalism are set out in an essay published in the book 'Intention and Interpretation.' 1.Some texts that have been formed
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by cindy666
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Can knowing the story behind a painting explain it?


Howard Hodgkin
In The Independent on Friday 16th of January 2009 Christina Patterson in 'The Big Interview' spoke to celebrated painter Howard Hodgkin. She asks Hodgkin if '..there is any particular reason why any artist other than a writer, maybe inclu
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by murray
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Barthes and self-image


Roland Barthes wrote about the semiology of fashion in his work 'Systeme de la Mode.' Barthes makes the point that nobody can dress innocently. Someone who dresses in casual jeans, thinking he is simply dressed naturally for comfort is following just as m
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Altermodern - Your views


What do we make of Altermodern at the Tate Modern? The term was invented by Nicholas Bourriaud, Gulbenkian curator of contemporary art. It 'suggests that the period defined by postmodernism is coming to an end...'altermodernity arises out of negotiations
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Intentism-'Resurrection of the Author' Your views


This essay was originally written for arts and culture website www.culturewars.org.uk and has since been published on www.metamute.org . It can also be found under 'Articles' on this website. It outlines the main foundational thoughts of this movement. Pl
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over a year ago
by Vittorio
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Composer's intention versus performer's intention


Where does the meaning lie in a musical composition? Should a performer be concerned with the composer's intention? In Gene Lees' Singers and the Song, songwriter Lee speaks about his admiration for various singers due to the fact that they are faithful t
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over a year ago
by Vittorio
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On The Death of The Author by Stephen Carter - Stephen Carter's essay on Barthes' Death of the Author


Stephen Carter (www.stephencarterpaintings.co.uk) is course director of Byam Shaw School of Art, which is part of Central Saint Martins, London. This essay is found under the hyperlink Articles, above. It is a very well thought out response to many of the
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'Language is the dress of thought' Samuel Johnson


Because we can communicate in all major languages, the value of keeping different languages hangs on more than communication but also the thought culture that shapes and is shaped by the language. It is an area of academic thought which actually considers
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over a year ago
by Vittorio Pelosi
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Human gesture and the Work


Colin Lyas presents some thoughts on the importance of recognizing the human gesture behind works. In essence to appreciate appropriately the work is to appreciate the human gesture behind it.
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over a year ago
by Dr. Sardonic
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Intentism and Translation


Vittorio Pelosi has been in conversation with translator Samantha Christie regarding intentionality and translation. The conversation can be found by clicking 'Reading' above and then 'Interviews'.
Please feel free to discuss any matters in the conversa
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The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010


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