Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2017

296 Pages | 20 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748669998

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Sublime Art

Towards an Aesthetics of the Future

First Edition

Stephen Zepke

Published by Edinburgh University Press


  • Tracks the sublime art movement from Kant to the 21st century and onwards to a new future
  • Constructs a contemporary aesthetics of the sublime from the work of some of the most significant philosophers of the last 40 years
  • Traces a new genealogy of post-war art that dissolves the modern/postmodern rupture
  • Connects this sublime diagram of art with the emergence of a new future
  • Explores how aesthetic production directly challenges our contemporary biopolitical conditions

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