Essays on the aesthetics of art.

This “Essay list to read” is still under construction:

  1. “The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism” by Craig Owens. (1980). PART 1 [pdf]
  2. “The Allegorical Impulse: Toward a Theory of Postmodernism.” Craig Owens. (1980).  PART 2 [pdf]
  3. “The Discourse of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism”Craig Owens. (1983)[pdf]
  4. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” by Walter Benjamin (1936) [pdf]
  5. “Sculpture in the expanded field” by Rosalind Krauss. (1979). [pdf]
  6. “Entropy and art. An essay on order and disorder” by R. Arnheim [pdf]
  7. “Modernity-—An Incomplete Project.” JURGEN HABERMAS[pdf]
  8. “The aesthetic Revolution and its outcomes” by Jacques Rancière (2002) [pdf]
  9. “Art and Space” by MARTIN HEIDEGGER Translated by CHARLES H. SEIBERT [pdf]
  10. “Horizons” by Higgins from ubuweb [pdf]
  11. “Aesthetics and Ethics: The State of the Art” by Jeffrey Dean (2002) [pdf]
  12. “Had They Really Forgotten God?” Minimalism as Immanent Transcendence
    Brian Winkenweder (1967) [pdf]
  13. Transfiguration of the common Place by Arthur C. Danto ()[pdf]
  14. The Serious Artist by Ezra Pound (1913) [doc]

About Marais

Anja Marais is an artist with interdisciplinary projects consisting of sculpture, photography, installation and film that present the idea of the perpetual outlander. For more information visit
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