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Aesthetic Theory (Bloomsbury Revelations) by Theodor W. Adorno

By Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was once surely the major philosopher of the Frankfurt college, the influential workforce of German thinkers that fled to the USA within the Nineteen Thirties, together with such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His paintings has proved significantly influential in sociology, philosophy and cultural conception. Aesthetic Theory is Adorno's posthumous magnum opus and the end result of a lifetime's research. Analysing the elegant, the grotesque and the gorgeous, Adorno indicates how such recommendations body and distil human event and that it's human adventure that finally underlies aesthetics. In Adorno's formula 'art is the sedimented heritage of human misery'.

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