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  1. Anarchism, Representation, and Culture
    Cohn, Jesse

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    A discussion of the role of anarchism in the formation of modernist avant-garde aesthetics.
  2. Architecture for People
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1980
    A book of possible solutions for the problems of modern architecture.
  3. Design for the Real World
    Human Ecology and Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    While two-thirds of the world's population lives in poverty, valuable human and natural resources are used to produce: fur-covered toilet seats, electronic nail polish dryers, diapers for parakeets, and mink-oil fertilizer for "the plant that has everything." Papanek discusses why the things you buy are expensive, badly designed, unsafe, and often don't work. He proposes alternative ways of thinking and alternative designs for safe, inexpensive, and desperately needed products.
  4. The Design of Everyday Things
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    A book about the problems of design and how good design can overcome the frustrations of everyday things.
  5. Film as a Subversive Art
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    Analyzes how aesthetic, sexual and ideological subversives use film to change and demystify.
  6. Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology
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    Resource Type: Organization
  7. People's Aesthetics
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An essay on self-proclaimed "progressives" and their hypocritical defense of cultural hierarchies and consumption of popular or lower middle class culture for camp value. He opines that the distinction between craft and art is class based.

Experts on Aesthetics in the Sources Directory

  1. National Museum of the American Indian

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