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Art and pornography

Morse Peckham

Art and pornography

an experiment in explanation

by Morse Peckham

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erotica

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudies in sex and society, Studies in sex and society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ460 .P42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14646597M
    LC Control Number78-94292


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* E. Mix, CHOICE * Maes and Levinson's volume is important in orienting philosophers of art to contribute to reflection on pornography * Natalie Nenadic, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews * Art and Pornography is a very successful venture into a new region of aesthetics Art/Porn reveals how--from fondling statues in Antiquity to point-and-click Internet pornography--the worlds of art and pornography are much closer than we think.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review?id=uqLrAAAAMAAJ. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and ps:// The book, the first of its kind in philosophical aesthetics, will contribute to a more accurate and subtle understanding of the many representations that incorporate explicit sexual imagery and themes, in both high art and demotic culture, in Western and non-Western :// Apart from that, the book is a fascinating testimony to the erotic imagination of the beginnings of civilization and greatly entertaining if we read the comments, both hypocritical and tender, by d’Hancarville.

Tagged: greek gods, mythology, pornography, sexuality, vintage :// Nudes offers a cross section of the history of nude photography, ranging from the earliest nude daguerreotypes and ethnographic nude photographs to experimental nude photography.

The period of time spanned by this work is from to roughlyfrom the medium’s infancy to the end of the classic modernist period. Content-wise, the Abstract. A half-century ago the sociologist Geoffrey Gorer, in his study ‘The Pornography of Death’ (), argued that because death has become invisible, hidden away by modern society, our thwarted fascination with it emerges in reprehensibly graphic and violent representations of death in the :// Art and Pornography [Book Review] Christopher Bartel.

British Journal of Aesthetics 54 (4) () Authors Christopher Bartel Appalachian State University Abstract This article has no associated abstract.

(fix it) Keywords aesthetics art pornography: Categories Aesthetic This chapter offers a detailed critical examination of some of the most powerful moral objections against pornography.

One such objection is built on the idea that one can acquire true beliefs from fiction, but also false beliefs, and that the latter invariably happens to consumers of pornography. A different moral objection states that women as a group are exploited by heterosexual ://:oso//.

A police raid on a Melbourne gallery earlier this month has again raised questions over the distinction between child pornography and art.

In this recent case, the artworks allegedly depicted Art and Pornography presents a series of essays which investigate the artistic status and aesthetic dimension of pornographic pictures, films, and literature, and explores the distinction, if there is any, between pornography and erotic art.

Is there any overlap between art and pornography, or are the two mutually exclusive. If they are, why is that. Art and Pornography: An Experiment in Explanation () is a book by Morse Peckham ( - ). Blurb: This book was written under the auspices of the Kinsey Institute for Sex a result the author found himself summoned as expert witness in a pornography censorship trial: much to the chagrin of both prosecution AND :_An_Experiment_in_Explanation.

The book, the first of its kind in philosophical aesthetics, will contribute to a more accurate and subtle understanding of the many representations that incorporate explicit sexual imagery and themes, in both high art and demotic culture, in Western and non-Western contexts.

It is sure to stir debate, and healthy ://   Pornography in Japan has unique characteristics that readily distinguish it from Western pornography. Reflecting Japan's views on sexuality and culture, Japanese pornography delves into a wide spectrum of heterosexual, homosexual, and transgender sexual acts in addition to unique fetishes and paraphilias.

Starting with erotic stories and wood block prints from before the 20th century In this book the reader will journey through American culture, beginning with art, detouring through the conceptual labyrinth known as beauty, and ending finally in the land of pornography. A few words about art and beauty and about how they lead us to that land of pornography may serve as a helpful :// Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays, Edited by H.

Maes and J. Levinson. Oxford: Oxford University Press,Pp. ISBN ‐0‐19‐‐1 Hb £ [REVIEW] Mari Mikkola - - European Journal of Philosophy 22 (S2):ee The chapters in this collection are ranged under four broad themes. Part I tackles the central issue of whether or not art and pornography are mutually exclusive in the most direct way.

Part II explores the topic of imagination and fictionality in relation to pornography. Issues surrounding medium and genre provide the central focus of Part III, while Part IV addresses ethical and feminist :oso//.

So too have they begun to be felt in philosophical treatment of art, as is evident in Hans Maes and Jerrold Levinson's Art and Pornography, the first essay collection on pornography "by analytic philosopher[s] of art" (p. The book centers on reexamining whether pornography and erotic art are indeed inherently :// Wallace, Marina () The Fluidity of Acceptability: Seduced by Art and Pornography and the Kinsey Institute Collection.

In: Pornographic Art and the Aesthetics of Pornography. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. ISBN   Depictions of nudity include visual representations of nudity throughout history, in disciplines including the arts and is restricted in most societies, but some depictions of nudity may serve a recognized social function.

Clothing also serves as a significant part of interpersonal communication, and a lack of clothing in public is expected to have a social ://   Some thinkers want to draw a distinction between pornography and erotic art – with pornography by definition not art.

In an interview at London’s Tate Britain Matthew Kieran, of Leeds University, author of Revealing Art, discusses the relationship between art and morality - and the question of whether art should ever be :// /history-the-arts/culture/philosophy/art-censorship-and-morality.

The discussion of the novel’s genre thus required critics to reconsider the relationship between literature and pornography. In his article in the New York Times Review, Fremont-Smith claims that this novel “mark[ed] the end of any coherent restrictive application of the concept of pornography to book Art and Pornography presents a series of essays which investigate the artistic status and aesthetic dimension of pornographic pictures, films, and literature, and explores the distinction, if there is any, between pornography and erotic :// Pornography may seem an odd topic for a book edited by two philosophers.

The topic interests us because of the philosophical issues to which it is related, and because of the questions that have recently been raised about pornography, especially by the women's movement and the so-called "moral majority." About this book.

What happens when art and pornography meet. By providing a plurality of disciplinary approaches and theoretical perspectives this essay collection will give the reader a fuller and deeper understanding of the commonalities and frictions between artistic and pornographic ://.