Leaving No Mark: Prolegomena to an Evanescent Art - Donal McGraith

Leaving No Mark: Prolegomena to an Evanescent Art

Donal McGraith

Book Summary

�Art is fakery, a lie,� begins Leaving No Mark: Prolegomena to an Evanescent Art. In this striking essay, one by one, Donal McGraith dismantles our fundamental assumptions about Western art; especially that it consists of static works of originality and rare genius. Such views of art, as a specialized activity, are the basis for its academic study and the foundation of the