Postmodern Culture

Postmodern Culture

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In all the arts a war is being waged between modernists and postmodernists. Radicals have tended to side with the modernists against the forces of conservatism. Postmodern Culture is a break with this tendency. Its contributors propose a postmodernism of resistance - an aesthetic that rejects hierarchy and celebrates diversity. Ranging from architecture, sculpture and painting to music, photography and film, this collection is now recognised as a seminal text on the postmodernism debate.

The essays are by Hal Foster, Jurgen Habermas, Kenneth Frampton, Rosalind Krauss, Douglas Crimp, Craig Owens, Gregory L. Ulmer, Fredric Jameson, Jean Baudrillard, and Edward W. Said.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 135 x 215mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0745313604
  • 9780745313603

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'In its heterogeneity, its energy, its polemics and also its worries, this collection is true to the postmodern culture it describes' -- Art in America
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About Hal Foster

Hal Foster is the Townsend Martin, Class of 1917 Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. He is an internationally renowned author of books on post-modernism in art.
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