13 jul. 2017

Arte y Derecho. Novedad bibliográfica

Werner Gephart / Jure Leko (eds.)

Frankfurt am Main : Vittorio Klostermann, 2017, 430 pp. illustrations (partly color)
ISBN: 9783465042983

This volume documents the outcome of a working group regarding "Law and the Arts", which was organized by the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture". The collected contributions discuss the structural relationships and contradictions of law and the arts with the aim of bringing the spheres closer to each other again. The plea is therefore that the reciprocal potential for insight be better utilized not only through conceptualization, aesthetic reflection, and sensory appraisals, but also through aesthetic practice. Thus, this volume takes a look beyond the classical subject matter of law and literature and incorporates the increasing interest for visual cultures, yet also encourages new fields of research that relate to the hidden relationship between law and music as well as the colorfulness of law and law as sculpture.



Werner Gephart and Jure Leko
Law and the Arts. Elective Ajnities and Relationships of Tension

I. Theoretical Orientations

Eva Schürmann
Law as the Art of Picturing a Case

Angela Condell o and Enrico Terrone
Genre Classification: A Problem of Normativity and Exemplarity

Tiziana Andina
Goodbye Beauty: Normativity in Contemporary Visual Arts

José-Manuel Barreto
Feeling Human Rights: The Emotional Art of Viola, Salgado and Botero

Uriel Procaccia
A Narrative of Legislative Failure: From Portalis to Picasso and Beyond

Jan Christoph Suntrup
The Power of Judgment in Law, Politics, and the Arts

II. Law and the Genres of Art

Thomas Dreier
Law and Images: Normative Models of Representation and Abstraction

Marie Bels and Patrícia Branco
Law and Architecture: Courthouse Architecture, Searching for
a New Balance between Representation and Functionality

Laurent de Sutter
On the Obscenity of Law, or
Why Pornography’s Legacy Is Worth Fighting For

Morag Josephine Grant
Musical Communication, »Hate Speech«, and Human Rights Law

Inge Kroppenberg
Blind Bodies of Justice:
Aesthetics and Law in Johann Gottfried Herder’s Sculpture

Marta Bucholc
Semantic Transparency of the Normative in the Poetry of
Zbigniew Herbert

III. Legal Cultures and the Aesthetics of the Law

Werner Gephart
Abstraction: A Myth of the Occidental World

Sabine N. Meyer
Law and the Map: Indigenous Art and the Remapping of the Settler State

Grischka Petri
The Color of Law

Zoltán Megyeri-Pálffi
»Following a Model« as an Element of the Hungarian Legal Culture
with Special Regard to Gyula Wágner’s Judicial Architecture

IV. Living Art and Law in Action

Josephine Grant and Eva Schürmann
»Beauty Does Matter«: Interview with Tim Shaw Conducted by Morag
About the Authors

Werner Gephart is a legal scholar, sociologist, artist, and Founding Director of the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture"
Jure Leko is a reseracher at the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture"

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