The Contemporary Disintegration of Aesthetic Utopia and Its Paradoxical Form

WANG Da-qiao, QI Fei
2017 Journal of Literature and Art Studies  
With the advent of the era of aesthetic capitalism in the late 20th century, aesthetics and art exude enormous political potential. In contemporary aesthetic field, Utopia is breaking through the existing model and disintegrating into the paradoxical "Heterotopia" or "Dystopia (anti-utopia)" with its revolutionary and negative power. It engages in politics, society and life with its reflexivity and anew assesses and activates aesthetical language and perceptive experience. The popularity of the
more » ... e popularity of the engagement of aesthetics and art is the new modeling road of Utopia after its contemporary disintegration.
doi:10.17265/2159-5836/2017.11.003 fatcat:if5jme4mtjgg7mf7tzdeqj4sne