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Unlimited action

The performance of extremity in the 1970s

by Dominic Johnson

<p>Unlimited action concerns the limits imposed upon art and life, and the means by which artists have exposed, refused, or otherwise reshaped the horizon of aesthetics and of the practice of art, by way of performance art. It examines the ...

ISBN: 9781526135520

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Utopia Parkway

The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell

by Deborah Solomon

<p>**Deborah Solomon’s definitive biography of Joseph Cornell, one of America’s most moving and unusual twentieth-century artists, now reissued twenty years later with updated and extensively revised text<br />   **<br /> Few artists ever led ...

ISBN: 9781590517154

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Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

A Charter for the Avant-Garde

by Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska & Z.S. Strother

<p>Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemars Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a ...

ISBN: 9781317001027

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What Does It Mean to Be Post-Soviet?

Decolonial Art from the Ruins of the Soviet Empire

by Madina Tlostanova

<p>In <em>What Does It Mean to Be Post-Soviet?</em> Madina Tlostanova traces how contemporary post-Soviet art mediates this human condition. Observing how the concept of the happy future—which was at the core of the project of Soviet ...

ISBN: 9780822371632

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William Kentridge

by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, William Kentridge, Andreas Huyssen & others

<p><strong>Critical texts and interviews that explore the drawings, animations, and theatrical work of the South African artist William Kentridge.</strong></p> <p>Since the 1970s, the South African artist William Kentridge has charted the ...

ISBN: 9780262340021

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Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

by Claire Raymond

<p><em>Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers, including cis- and trans-woman photographers.</em></p> <p>Claire Raymond ...

ISBN: 9781317242451

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Wonder in Contemporary Artistic Practice

by Christian Mieves & Irene Brown

<p>Wonder has an established link to the history and philosophy of science. However, there is little acknowledgement of the relationship between the visual arts and wonder. This book presents a new perspective on this overlooked connection, ...

ISBN: 9781317517924

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Zhang Hongtu

Expanding Visions of a Shrinking World

by Jerome Silbergeld & Luchia Meihua Lee

<p>In this book, leading art experts, art historians, and critics review the life, career, and artistic development of New York based Chinese artist Zhang Hongtu. A pioneer in contemporary Chinese art, Zhang created the first example of ...

ISBN: 9780822374756

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