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demystification Does "demystification of art" in this context mean "to remove the ambiguities of art" or "to remove the sublimity of art "? Context: In adopting ‘interventionist’ strategies in order to advertise art, the britart.com campaign blurred the boundaries between the two regimes in a way that is symptomatic of the apparently ever-increasing fluidity of contemporary culture. Indeed, the fact that the campaign could take such a publicly irreverent stance towards both traditional and contemporary art can be read as a sign of détente and of the demystification of art.
Jul 9, 2019 11:27 AM
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It means to remove the mystery, or perhaps the mystique, surrounding art, and so to make it more accessible.
July 9, 2019
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