Harry Lehmann - Philosoph


Harry Lehmann, philosopher; research scientist at the University of Luxembourg, studied physics and philosophy and received his Ph.D. from the University of Potsdam in 2003 with Die flüchtige Wahrheit der Kunst. Ästhetik nach Luhmann [The Transient Truth of Art: Aesthetics after Luhmann], W. Fink (2006). Writes books and essays on contemporary art, literature, theater, and New Music. His best-known publications include Die Digitale Revolution der Musik. Eine Musikphilosophie [The Digital Revolution of Music: A Philosophy of Music], Schott Music (2012), Gehaltsästhetik. Eine Kunstphilosophie [Gehalt-Aesthetics: A Philosophy of the Arts], W. Fink (2016), Ästhetische Erfahrung. Eine Diskursanalyse [Aesthetic Experience: A Discourse Analysis], W. Fink (2016).


Art and Art Criticism in Times of Political Polarization, in: Perrier, Danièle (Hg.): Art Criticism in Times of Populism and Nationalism: Proceedings of the 52nd International AICA Congress, Cologne/Berlin 1–7 October 2019, Heidelberg: arthistoricum.net, 2021.

»Avant-garde Today. A Theoretical Model of Aesthetic Modernity«, in: Critical Composition Today, Hofheim: Wolke 2006, p. 9-42.

»Digitization and Concept: A Thought Experiment Concerning New Music«, in: Search. Journal for New Music and Culture, Issue 7/2010.

»Why the Socialist States Failed in Respect of Design«, dialog by Harry Lehmann and Wolfgang Ullrich, in: Villa Sovietica. Soviet Objects:
Import-Export, Musée d’ethnographie de Genève 2009, S. 175-183.

»The Image of the Capsular Society: On the Conceptual Painting of Tjebbe Beekman«, in: Tjebbe Beekman, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag 2008, p. 5-32.