I completed a PhD titled 'Theories of Crisis in Art' from the University of Sydney in 1987. Since 1989 I have lectured in Art Theory at the University of Tasmania.

(See my biography page for more information).

The Contradictory Nature of our Relation to Beauty in Contemporary Culture

Examines the tension between the de-aestheticisation of art and the aestheticisation of everyday life arguing that it has led to a crisis in the role of beauty in contemporary culture.

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