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Art, Aesthetics, Radical Media, and Communication
Art, aesthetics, radical media, and communication
  • Art and media: critique versus capitulation?
  • Expressionism, dada, surrealism, the Situationists
  • The elusive but ultimately productive notion of aura in the work of Walter Benjamin
  • Bertolt Brecht, radical theater, and cofabulation

It is interesting to note how difficult it is even for a politically committed writer and artist such as John A. Walker (1983), in his stimulating and lucid discussion of the relation between art and mass media, to concede anything to media in the process. Walker effectively defines art—not all art, he makes very clear, but politically committed art—as the only form of radical alternative media left to us. Indeed, for him, fine art's role in the present era must include the critique of mass media representations, ...

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