Linzer Beiträge zur Kunstwissenschaft und
2008 – 2015: together with Michael Hofer; 2016 – currently: together with Stephan Grotz
Philosophy and art have a common history and are, although thoroughly different in form, at least in the occident, always related to each other. As far back as we can consider, questions concerning representation, be it in language, script or image have been a vital topic of philosophical consideration. Art, on the other side, be it explicit or not, continuously reflects philosophical problems. As philosophy was characterized as «her time captured in thoughts» (Hegel), one may say that art is her time conceived in images. During the twentieth century, as self-reflection and theoretical discourse became an integral part of an artwork, the proximity between art and philosophy became even closer.
This book series aims to intensify the collaboration between art history, art theory, aesthetics and philosophy. Additionally, it intends to raise questions that are of current interest to one of the named disciplines.
to the single volumes of the series