Theories of Contemporary Art

Theories of Contemporary Art

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Collection of provocative essays that introduce students to the best and most recent criticism of post modern art (1960-1990)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 157.48 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 453.59g
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130126187
  • 9780130126184

Table of contents

1. Kim Levin, Farewell to Modernism.
2. Marcia Hafif, Beginning Again.
3. Barbara Rose, American Painting: The Eighties.
4. Richard Marshall, New Image Painting.
5. Peter Plagens, The Academy of the Bad.
6. Henry Geldzahler, Determining Aesthetic Values.
7. Craig Owens, Honor, Power, and the Love of Women.
8. Mira Schor, Appropriated Sexuality.
9. Thomas Lawson, Last Exit: Painting.
10. Sylvere Lotringer, Third Wave: Art and the Commodification of Theory.
11. Lisa Phillips, Image World: Art and Media Culture.
12. Donald Kuspit, European Sensibility Today.
13. Peter Schjeldahl, Death and the Painter.
14. Colin Gardner, Bringing It All Back Home: Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe's New Paintings.
15. Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, Seriousness and Difficulty in Contemporary Art and Culture.
16. Douglas Crimp, The Boys in My Bedroom.
17. Allan Sekula, Dismantling Modernism.
18. Susan Rubin Suleiman, Feminism and Postmodernism.
19. Linda S. Klinger, Where's the Artist? Feminist Practice and Poststructural Theories of Authorship.
20. Amelia Jones, The Politics of Difference: Artists Explore Issues of Identity.
21. John Brumfield, On the Question of Teaching a Dentist to Shave.
22. Daniel Buren, Function of the Museum.
23. Allan Kaprow, The Event.
24. Buzz Spector, A Profusion of Substance.
25. Eric Troncy, No Man's Time.
26. Norman Klein, The Audience Culture.
27. Jacki Apple, Commerce on the Edge.
28. Carter Ratcliff, The Marriage of Art and Money.
29. Suzi Gablik, Toward an Ecological Self.
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