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Video: an archaic art

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KeywordsTriple Keywords
Western art (Western countries)
Arts, Fine
Fine arts
Iconography
Art, Visual
Arts, Visual
Occidental art
Visual arts
Art
Art, Occidental
Art, Western (Western countries)
Buildings--Design and construction
Construction
Building design
Western architecture (Western countries)
Architecture, Western (Western countries)
Architecture
Maps
Plans
Employment (Economic theory)
Self (Philosophy)

Abstract

The expression “contemporary art” has imposed in use the absolute use of the word “contemporary”, but this use, if not faulty, is at least inherently paradoxical, since “contemporary” embodies in its very construction a temporal relativity. Not only is it always contemporaneous with something (something different from yourself: natural contemporary alone is called “idiot”, in the first sense), but the contemporary in itself presupposes the relationship of two temporal plans. Art is about...

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