conceptualists

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  • conceptualists — n. supporter of conceptualism (philosophical theory which states that reality is based on mental concepts ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Moscow Conceptualists — The Moscow Conceptualist, or Russian Conceptualist, movement began with the Sots art of Komar and Melamid in the early 1970s, and continued as a trend in Russian art into the 1980s. It attempted to subvert socialist ideology using the strategies… …   Wikipedia

  • Conceptual art — Not to be confused with concept art. Joseph Kosuth, One and Three Chairs (1965) Conceptual art is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns. Many of the works,… …   Wikipedia

  • Neo-conceptual art — John LeKay. Untitled, 1991, ladder and wheelchair Neo conceptual art describes art practices in the 1980s and particularly 1990s to date that derive from the conceptual art movement of the 1960s and 1970s. These subsequent initiatives have… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Ilya Kabakov — Ilya Kabakov, Russian Илья Иосифович Кабаков (September 30 1933) is an American conceptual artist of Russian Jewish origin, born in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. He worked for thirty years in Moscow, from the 1950s until the late 1980s. He now lives… …   Wikipedia

  • David Galenson — David W. Galenson David W. Galenson (born 1951) is a professor in the Department of Economics and the College at the University of Chicago, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has been a visiting professor at… …   Wikipedia

  • realism — /ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. 3. Fine Arts. a. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc …   Universalium

  • universals —    Universals are supposed to be objects that are capable of wholly existing in different places at the same time. This feature distinguishes them from particulars. In medieval philosophy the problem of universals was widely discussed; the… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Nominalism — is a metaphysical view in philosophy according to which general or abstract terms and predicates exist, while universals or abstract objects, which are sometimes thought to correspond to these terms, do not exist.[1] Thus, there are at least two… …   Wikipedia

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