Index
Abraham, Nicolas, 124
Absence, 8, 31–32
Absoluteness, 14
Address and community, 11–12
Adorno, Theodor, 6, 17, 39, 40, 174
Aesthetics: of administration, 143;
aesthetic regime, 5–7, 32, 36–37,
140, 143; autonomy of, 6, 20–21, 33,
36, 41, 60, 90–92, 96, 99, 105, 210;
beauty and, 4, 81–82, 100; blurring
and, 35; defined, 1; dismissal of the-
ory, 3; as elitist term, 3; end of art
and, 4, 20, 33, 51, 52, 55, 76 n. 9;
equality and, 36–38; ethics and, 82;
historicism of, 6–7; homogeneity
and, 34; of indifference, 238; judg-
ment, 112; origins of, 36; politics
and, 2, 6, 8, 19, 22, 31–50, 82, 143–
44, 318; post-Kantian, 3; relational,
20, 22, 83–86, 89, 99, 105, 144–45,
218; social roles and community in,
1–2, 5; state, 37; terminology, 3–4.
See also Anti-aesthetic
Agamben, Giorgio, 20, 22, 24, 76 n. 9,
187, 256–57
Ala Plástica, 208–9
Alberro, Alexander, 81
Alessi, Lynn, 174–75
Alienation, 14, 39, 53, 55–56, 67, 163
‘‘Alligator’’ (Lawler), 97
Alterity, 82
Althusser, Louis, 322
Anderson, Benedict, 13
Anderson, Warren M., 183
Andijan Massacre, 290
Anonymity, 45
Anthropology of the Name, The
(Lazarus), 314
Anti-aesthetic, 3–5, 54, 56–78; beauty
and, 21, 81; communities of sense
and, 60; conceptual art and, 101;
end of art and, 20, 52; modern art
as, 51–53; modernity and, 51, 55;
postmodernity and, 51, 79, 95, 105
Anti-Aesthetic, The (Foster), 3, 33
Apollinaire, Guillaume, 137
Appadurai, Arjun, 168, 211–12
Appearance, 7–11
Aragon, Louis, 135, 137
Archipolitics, 86–87
Architecture: corporate, 22, 175, 177–
85, 188–90; computers and, 172–
74; mirrors in, 172–73, 176, 186–
87, 191
Arendt, Hannah, 247, 325, 330
Aristotle, 114
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