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1971

A Year in the Life of Color

by Darby English

<p>In this book, art historian Darby English explores the year 1971, when two exhibitions opened that brought modernist painting and sculpture into the burning heart of United States cultural politics: <em>Contemporary Black Artists in ...

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25 Women

Essays on Their Art

by Dave Hickey

<p><em>Newsweek</em> calls him “exhilarating and deeply engaging.” <em>Time Out New York</em> calls him “smart, provocative, and a great writer.” Critic Peter Schjeldahl, meanwhile, simply calls him “My hero.” There’s no one in the art world ...

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A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945

by Amelia Jones

<i>A Companion to Contemporary Art</i> is a major survey covering the major works and movements, the most important theoretical developments, and the historical, social, political, and aesthetic issues in contemporary art since 1945, primarily ...

ISBN: 9781405152358

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Above Sea

Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

by Jenny Lin

<p>Shanghai, long known as mainland China's most cosmopolitan city, is today a global cultural capital. This book offers the first in-depth examination of contemporary Shanghai-based art and design from state-sponsored exhibitions to fashionable

ISBN: 9781526132628

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Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

by Margaret Tali

<p>This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and ...

ISBN: 9781351626347

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Abstract Expressionism - 20th Century Art of Von Allen

by New York School Publishing

<p>Much has been written about American culture fifty years ago, the impassioned explosive spirit of post-World War II America that spawned an enlightened period in American art.</p> <p>Von Allen over the course of his career has established a ...

ISBN: 9781524217228

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Abstract Expressionism For Beginners

by Richard Klin

<p>Abstract Expressionism was the defining movement in American art during the years following World War II, making New York City the center of the international art scene. But what the heck did it mean! The drips, the spills, the splashes, the ...

ISBN: 9781939994639

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Abstraction in Reverse

The Reconfigured Spectator in Mid-Twentieth-Century Latin American Art

by Alexander Alberro

<p>During the mid-twentieth century, Latin American artists working in several different cities radically altered the nature of modern art. Reimagining the relationship of art to its public, these artists granted the spectator an unprecedented ...

ISBN: 9780226394008

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Addressing the other woman

Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

by Kimberly Lamm

<p>This book analyses how three artists - Adrian Piper, Nancy Spero and Mary Kelly - worked with the visual dimensions of language in the 1960s and 1970s. These artists used text and images of writing to challenge female stereotypes, addressing ...

ISBN: 9781526125996

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After the Avant-Gardes

by Elizabeth Millán

<p>A rallying call for all those who have been disquieted or disgusted by the excesses of artistic modernism. This is a collection of ten provocative essays on the arts, by writers of varied orientations who share a skepticism about the ...

ISBN: 9780812698978

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Almost Nothing

Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

by Anna Dezeuze

<p>What does an assemblage made out of crumpled newspaper have in common with an empty room in which the lights go on and off every five seconds? This book argues that they are both examples of a 'precarious' art that flourished from the late ...

ISBN: 9781526112910

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Andy Warhol Is Shot New York City June 3, 1968

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>Andy Warhol was shot by a radical feminist at the studio he regularly called The Factory. Near Union Square the date was June 3, 1968. Warhol was busy opening his mail when the woman walked in dressed in a trench coat. She had a loaded weapon

ISBN: 9781370099603

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Art & Language International

Conceptual Art between Art Worlds

by Robert Bailey

<p>In <em>Art &amp; Language International</em> Robert Bailey reconstructs the history of the conceptual art collective Art &amp; Language, situating it in a geographical context to rethink its implications for the broader histories of ...

ISBN: 9780822374121

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Art : Process : Change

Inside a Socially Situated Practice

by Loraine Leeson

<p>This book brings a practitioner’s insight to bear on socially situated art practice through a first-hand glimpse into the development, organisation and delivery of art projects with social agendas. Issues examined include the artist’s role in

ISBN: 9781317208204

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Art and Its Global Histories

A Reader

by Diana Newall

<p>The Reader Art and Its Global Histories represents an invaluable teaching tool, offering content ranging from academic essays and excerpts, new translations, interviews with curators and artists, to art criticism. The introduction sets out ...

ISBN: 9781526119933

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Art Power

by Boris Groys

<p>A new book by Boris Groys acknowledges the problem and potential of arts complex relationship to power.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780262260770

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Art, Animals, and Experience

Relationships to Canines and the Natural World

by Elizabeth Sutton

<p>Elizabeth Sutton, using a phenomenological approach, investigates how animals in art invite viewers to contemplate human relationships to the natural world. Using Rembrandt van Rijn’s etching of <em>The Presentation in the Temple</em> (c. ...

ISBN: 9781315279435

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Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse

by Kate Sloan

<p>This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests ...

ISBN: 9780429886355

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Artangel and Financing British Art

Adapting to Social and Economic Change

by Charlotte Gould

<p>The Artangel Trust has been credited with providing artists with all the money and logistics they need to create one-off dream projects. An independent art commissioning agency based in London, it has operated since 1985 and is responsible ...

ISBN: 9781351003964

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Artist Animal

by Steve Baker

<p>Animals have always been compelling subjects for artists, but the rise of animal advocacy and posthumanist thought has prompted a reconsideration of the relationship between artist and animal. In this book, Steve Baker examines the work of ...

ISBN: 9781452934846

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