By Jan Lloyd Jones
What then is time?' wrote St Augustine. 'If not anyone asks me i do know. If I desire to clarify it, i do know not'. Time is a not easy idea for philosophers, yet no much less so for the artist, critic, and artwork theorist. The individuals to this selection of essays, who signify humanities disciplines from universities world wide, have taken up this problem, delivering quite a number views at the subject 'Art and Time'. a few have interaction with the huge philosophical concerns at stake, a few with the that means of time for specific artists or artistic endeavors - from Fra Angelico to Frank Lloyd Wright, from Hamlet to The Lord of the jewelry, from Renaissance dance to rave track. All search a solution to Augustine's query after we ask it within the context of creative endeavour. As Derek Allan writes within the creation to this assortment, 'Surprisingly little has been written approximately artwork and Time lately, even in these educational disciplines reminiscent of the philosophy of artwork during which one might such a lot count on to come across it'. the subject is, besides the fact that, of accelerating curiosity and this quantity is a reaction to that development. Read more...