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261 abstract art, 53–55, 58, 60–65; a spiritual medium, 14, 42, 43, 45–49, 56, 59, 60, 65, 67–75, 76, 82, 84, 85, 130 acheiropoietos, 1, 8–12, 22–31, 47, 54, 80, 138, 143, 191, 217; acheiropoieton, 24, 27; not made by a human hand, 9, 23, 85, 92, 103, 136, 143, 147, 207, 240n46. See true image Adam and Eve, 77, 201, 202, 204 address, of the beholder, 103, 176, 178, 181, 182, 204, 248 Aertsen, Pieter, 174–77, 245n10 aesthetic regime of art, 9, 36, 37, 38, 45; dialogue between regimes, 100, 192 allegory, 59, 62, 82, 176, 131, 204; allegorical , 91, 175, 183, 202 anachronic, 163, 177, 191, 246n18; performative , substitutive, 177–78 anachronism, 100, 156, 191, 212n22, 230n4, 241n10, 243n33 Annunciation, 110, 169, 172–75, 177, 180, 255n18; annunciation in the painting of Barnett Newman, 97, 161; self-Annunciation, 171 anti-portrait, 210 antithetical expression, 176 apparatus, 31, 109, 137 appropriation, 17, 45, 55, 57, 72, 80, 90, 91,102, 105, 107, 117, 123, 155, 211, 213; appropriation art, 48, 62, 232n74 art, as a medium of religious experience, 47, 50, 53, 56, 84, 85, 90, 91, 97, 127, 129, 130, 148; being about religion, 8, 11, 98, 191, 196, 197; implicit presence of cultic elements, 7, 40–42, 76, 77–80, 126 art image, 17, 18, 23, 25, 26, 31–34, 45, 51, 53–56, 86, 114, 126, 207, 227n28, 230n32 artifice, 115, 117, 152, 199, 205, 221; artificial, 51, 143, 147, 209; artificiality, 116 artist, self-definition of, 11, 27, 34, 143; as an absolute origin, 35, 46, 55, 70, 207; artistic skill, 11, 26, 27, 34, 39; the hand of, 2, 8, 9, 10, 23, 24, 26, 27, 31, 32, 35, 38, 41, 69, 72, 80, 83, 85, 92, 103, 136, 143, 147, 191, 196, 207; as individual maker, 18, 20, 36, 69, 206; professionalization of, 19; as a self-sacrificial figure, 89–91; as a visionary, 70 atheism, 101, 221n95; atheist, 63 aura,18, 53, 88, 92, 233n79, 249n61, 252n32; as an effect of video art, 154–56, 163, 250n10 author, figure of, 18, 52, 54, 232n64 authorship, 55, 56, 59, 108, 114, 191, 220; authorless, 96; erasure of, 32; mechanical view of, 18, 47, 48, 92, 94 authority, 41, 46, 50, 88, 109, 117, 205; of the cult image, 214n13; institutional , 81; of the museum, 33, 181 autonomy of art, 19, 34, 38, 45, 56, 58, 70, 71, 125, 143, 144, 222n13 avant-garde, 33, 34, 40, 46, 52, 65–70, 79, 93, 218n68, 221n12; artists, 50, 55, 63 Bacon, Fracis, 14, 44, 87–88, 123, 174, 228n60 Baldung Grien, Hans, 190, 201, 202, 204, 250n39 belief, 13, 29, 34, 42, 50, 51, 87, 104, 106, 111, 122, 194, 234n95, 248n6; personal , 60, 66, 118, 119; regime of, 26 Belting, Hans, 8, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 32, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 46, 100, 109, 155, 159, 212n20, 213n29, index 262 Index Belting, Hans (continued) 214nn1,2,7,13, 215nn19,23,29,31, 216nn32,36, 217n44, 219nn86,87,88, 220nn90,91,92, 236nn3,5, 237n21, 238n35, 239n39, 241nn4,5, 242nn20,31 Benjamin, Walter, 75, 78, 140, 141, 219n79, 238n32 Besançon, Alain, 50–52, 55, 214n40, 221n8, 222n14, 245n4 Beuys, Joseph, 89, 90, 123, 228n70 Bible, aesthetics of the ugly, 197 blasphemy, 91, 106–10, 232n19 body art, 88–91 breath, 139, 152, 154, 157, 158–64, 167– 69, 215n20, 241n18, 244n45; exhalation, 159, 168 Broodthaers, Marcel, 80–82, 84, 227n44 Bruyckere, Berlinde de, 12, 15, 100, 101, 104, 117, 184–204, 207, 247nn2,3, 248nn5,6, 249n24, 250n33 Burden, Chris, 67, 90, 91 Campin, Robert, 199 canvas, as a virgin space, 23, 24, 101, 160, 246n21; infrastructure, 34, 74, 178, 182 Catherine’s Room, 132 -135 Catholicism, 2, 20, 42, 45, 51, 124; Catholic upbringing, 5, 71, 75, 88, 89, 91, 92, 122, 158, 189, 232n16, 244n1; as a source of ideas, 7, 67, 76, 77, 90, 93, 97, 211n13, 226n26 Cattelan, Maurizzio, 11, 108, 114, 124, 232n21, 233n22 Christian art, 8–11, 50, 51, 52, 55, 101, 121, 142, 198; contemporary, 115, 116, 225n14 Christian iconography, 56, 59, 63, 64, 102, 122, 168, 189, 190, 196, 198, 211n14 Church, 26 63, 93, 108, 125, 221n7, 245n4 church art, 4, 11, 20, 39, 44, 45, 48–52, 53, 66, 67, 71, 187, 214n7 commodity, 42, 86, 87, 93, 110, 112, 114, 120, 124, 141; commodity fetishism, 75...


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