Husserl’s Theory of the Image Applied to Conceptual Art

Regina-Nino Mion

pp. 70

Edmund Husserl has famously declared that “Without an image, there is no fine art.” The aim of the article is to find out whether conceptual art can be experienced as image as well. It will be shown that Joseph Kosuth’s conceptual artwork One and Three Chairs (1965) perfectly illustrates Husserl’s theory of image consciousness and the concept of “image.” Thus, Husserl’s theory makes a valuable contribution in understanding conceptual (and contemporary) art.

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Mion, R.-N. (2018). Husserl’s Theory of the Image Applied to Conceptual Art. The Polish Journal of Aesthetics 49 (2), pp. 70.

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