in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online June 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Performance Art and Dance; Architecture; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 863 words.
French critic and philosopher Nicolas Bourriaud adopted the term ‘relational aesthetics’ in the mid-1990s to refer to the work of a selected group of artists, and what he considers...