Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2017

272 Pages | 45 color illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781781383124

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Phenomenal Difference

A Philosophy of Black British Art

Leon Wainwright

Liverpool University Press

Value Art Politics LUP

  • Takes an entirely new approach to the study of black British art by way of aesthetic philosophy
  • Critiques the overreliance on identity politics and theories of representation for understanding this art
  • Provides extended, detailed, vividly and sensitively observed accounts of individual works of art, fully illustrated in colour
  • Will appeal to readers interested in interrelationships between the materiality of culture and the contested field of 'race' and difference.
  • Offers a widely reaching phenomenology of black and diaspora culture after the 'ontological turn'

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