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What Is Contemporary Art?

by Terry Smith University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780226764313
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Who gets to say what counts as contemporary art? Artists, critics, curators, gallerists, auctioneers, collectors, or the public?...

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Sublime

by Simon Morley The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780262513913
Format:
Pbk 238 pages

In the contemporary world, where technology, spectacle, and excess seem to eclipse nature, the individual, and society, what might...

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Picasso and the Art of Drawing

by Christopher Lloyd Modern Art Press, Ltd
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780300234800
Format:
Hbk 230 pages

In this generously illustrated and lively book, Christopher Lloyd sets out and interprets the lifelong achievement of Picasso...

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Colour

by David Batchelor The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780262524810
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Whether it is scooped up off the palette, deployed as propaganda, or opens the doors of perception, color is central to art not...

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Ai Weiwei's Blog: Writings, Interviews, and Digital Rants, 2006-2009

by Ai Weiwei The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780262015219
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

In 2006, even though he could barely type, China’s most famous artist started blogging. For more than three years, Ai Weiwei turned...

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Sound

by Caleb Kelly The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2011
ISBN:
9780262515689
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

The “sonic turn” in recent art reflects a wider cultural awareness that sight no longer dominates our perception or understanding...

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Participation

by Claire Bishop The MIT Press
Pub Date:
11/2006
ISBN:
9780262524643
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

The desire to move viewers out of the role of passive observers and into the role of producers is one of the hallmarks of twentieth-century...

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Painting

by Terry R Myers The MIT Press
Pub Date:
02/2011
ISBN:
9780262515672
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

The “death of painting” and its subsequent resurrection in transformed conditions is a leitmotif of the modern era. Painting’s...

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Everyday

by Stephen Johnstone The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780262600743
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Numerous international exhibitions and biennials have borne witness to the range of contemporary art engaged with the everyday...

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Art School: (Propositions for the 21st Century)

by Steven Henry Madoff The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780262134934
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

The last explosive change in art education came nearly a century ago, when the German Bauhaus was formed. Today, dramatic changes...

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Time

by Amelia Groom The MIT Press
Pub Date:
09/2013
ISBN:
9780262519663
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

What does 'contemporary' actually mean? This is among the fundamental questions about the nature and politics of time that philosophers,...

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Archive

by Charles Merewether The MIT Press
Pub Date:
11/2006
ISBN:
9780262633383
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

In the modern era, the archive--official or personal--has become the most significant means by which historical knowledge and...

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Situation

by Claire Doherty The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780262513050
Format:
Pbk 238 pages

Situation—a unique set of conditions produced in both space and time and ranging across material, social, political, and economic...

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Spiral Jetta: A Road Trip through the Land Art of the American West

by Erin Hogan University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780226348469
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Erin Hogan hit the road in her Volkswagen Jetta and headed west from Chicago in search of the monuments of American land art:...

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Chance

by Margaret Iversen The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780262513920
Format:
Pbk 238 pages

The chance situation or random event—whether as a strategy or as a subject of investigation—has been central to many artists'...

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