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Apr 28 11

Lecture: Beauty, Teleology, and Taste by Alan Lawson

by Basilio de San Juan Guerrero

Lecture: Beauty, Teleology, and Taste

This lecture offers a brief introduction to the subject of beauty. It begins with the rejection of classical notions of beauty in the early twentieth century and the causes of this. The lecture then jumps back and forth in time in an attempt to show some of the major ethical and epistemological developments and their impacts on ideas of ‘beauty’. The conclusion, is not a definition of beauty but an attempt to frame the correct questions in approaching it.

“The answer to the question ‘What is beauty?’ is approached vicariously through another question: ‘how should we live?”

YOU CAN WATCH THE LECTURE HERE

Apr 16 11

Vermeer Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Rembrandt Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Velazquez Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Rubens and Van Dyck Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Ribera Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Caravaggio Winter 2011

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Apr 16 11

Titian Winter 2011

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Apr 15 11

Chrysta’s Lecture on Degas Winter 2011

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Apr 11 11

Insane Productions

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Insane Productions was founded in 2009. Our goal is to create video tutorials for the arts, by interviewing contemporary young artists within different media. We want to push current art education tools beyond their borders and make them accessible to anyone who is interested. As artists ourselves, we think we can put our knowledge together to create something unique and useful, whether for a seasoned professional or for an aspiring beginner. Videos of artists, for artists, created by artists.

Great ideas often seem insane at their start, but given time, they integrate themselves into everyday life, until the world would seem insane without them. This concept is a driving force behind our aims to share traditional knowledge through modern means.

Creativity is the key to making a difference, and to making videos that can change the perception of what art education can be. To find out more about us, roll over “Team” in the menu bar…

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