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An intellectual revolution: Andre Malraux and the temporal nature of art

Allan, Derek


Very little has been written in recent decades about the temporal nature of art. The two principal explanations provided by our Western cultural tradition are that art is timeless ('eternal') or that it belongs within the world of historical change. Neither account offers a plausible explanation of the world of art as we know it today, which contains large numbers of works which are self-evidently not timeless because they have been resurrected after long periods of oblivion with significances...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of European Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0047244109104078


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