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(La Seu d’Urgell, 1962)

Xavier Antich

Philosopher, lecturer in Aesthetic Ideas and director of the Masters in Communication and Criticism at the Universitat de Girona (UdG). He was director of the Independent Study Programme at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) and is currently the president of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies’ Board of Trustees. He was a professor of PhD studies at the Iberian and Latin American Cultures Department, Stanford University, the Faculty of Philosophy of the Universitat de Barcelona and the Blanquerna Communication School at the Universitat Ramon Llull. He is currently engaged in research in the fields of aesthetics and contemporary art, with special attention to the theories that arose after 1967 and the artistic practices of the last forty years. Some of his works are centred on musical aesthetics. He is a member of the advisory board of Cultura/s, La Vanguardia’s cultural supplement, and an elected councillor of the National Council for Culture and the Arts at the Parlament de Catalunya. He is the author of El rostre de l’altre. Passeig filosòfic per l’obra d’Emmanuel Lévinas (1993), and Antoni Tàpies. Certeses sentides (2000), among other books, and the editor of Antoni Tàpies. En blanc i negre. Assaigs 1955–2003 (2008).

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