Maggie Nelson: The Art of Cruelty-A Reckoning
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The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning (W. W. Norton & Company)
Modern and post-modern art have gone up to a level of transgressive and theoretical border play that leave many viewers bewildered or repelled. Critic Maggie Nelson guides us into the wide spectrum of response to this difficult, often uncomfortable, aesthetic realm.
- Maggie Nelson: author, cultural critic and poet