Beauty, Ideology, Utopia

I gave a paper on beauty for the┬ásymposium, ‘My Cow is not Pretty, but it is Pretty to Me’, held at Talbot Rice gallery in Edinburgh on Saturday 28 January 2012. I argued that beauty is the perfect example of Marx’s original conception of ideology in ‘The German Ideology’ but also that it is utopian, and can be political.

See it here.