Esse Art + Opinions Issue 82 Spectacle
Are we living in a time when capitalism holds total sway over art production? Is the spectacle synonymous with alienation of the individual? Are there any positive aspects to this spectacularization of culture to compensate? This issue of esse examines new forms of the spectacle by observing its different manifestations on today’s society, and particularly in the contemporary art field, in which the appeal of the spectacular is increasingly unrelenting.