, Jennifer Nelson
, Daniel Spaulding
, et al.Daniel Spaulding, Theodor Adorno, Jacob Bard-Rosenberg , Larne Abse Gogarty, Fiona Allen, Luisa Lorenza Corna, Sami Khatib, Tom Bunyard, [4 More...]
Ideology is the word that Marxists use to name divergences between cognition and reality that are more systematic than contingent error. The term has other meanings (most notably as a synonym for “worldview,” “set of beliefs,” or “political orientation”), but since it is the broadly Marxist or Marxian understanding of ideology that is at stake here, it seems right to linger with it and try to figure out how, or if, this concept might be relevant to the interpretation of artifacts such as paintings and sculptures. The possibility that cognition and reality may diverge implies that, potentially at least, they ...