Globalization and Contemporary Art, Harris Jonathan
Автор: Meyer Richard Название: What Was Contemporary Art? ISBN: 0262135086 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780262135085 Издательство: MIT Press Рейтинг: Цена: 2186 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Not only does contemporary art have a history, but all works of art were once contemporary to the artist and culture that produced them.
Contemporary art in the early twenty-first century is often discussed as if the very idea of art that is contemporary is new. Yet all works of art were once contemporary. In What Was Contemporary Art? Richard Meyer reclaims the contemporary from historical amnesia, and gives the contemporary its own art history. By exploring episodes in the study, exhibition, and reception of early twentieth-century art and visual culture, Meyer retrieves moments in the history of once-current art and redefines "the contemporary" as a condition of being alive to and alongside other moments, artists, and objects.
A generous selection of images, many in color -- from works of fine art to museum brochures and magazine covers -- support and extend Meyer's narrative. These works were contemporary to their own moment. Now, in Meyer's account, they become contemporary to ours as well.
Автор: Harris Jonathan Название: Globalization and Contemporary Art ISBN: 1405179503 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781405179508 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4434 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Globalization and Contemporary Art is an unprecedented collection aimed at charting art since the 1980s as it has intersected with--and been re-envisioned by--the forces of globalization. This volume will provide an authoritative, accessible, comprehensive, and challenging account of the impact of globalization upon contemporary visual art and its socio-cultural spheres of production, circulation, and consumption. Globalization and Contemporary Art will be divided into 7 sections and showcase 32 essays from all corners of the world by leading scholars in art history/theory, visual and museum studies. Each section is deliberately wide-ranging, with a view to embracing the subject in all its fullness, diversity and unruliness--from case-studies of artists and artworks to meditations that concentrate on broader thematic, conceptual, and historiographical topics. Tackling the subject through a variety of useful analytics--forms and formations, institutions, the production of meaning, identifications, and reproduction-- the status of art history is challenged as the dominant discipline able intellectually to recognize and account for developments in visual art and art worlds' since the 1980s. This set of essays suggests through a variety of ways how and why such a necessary reconceptualization should take place and with what consequences.
Автор: Smith Terry Название: What is Contemporary Art? ISBN: 0226764311 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780226764313 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 3438 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Who gets to say what counts as contemporary art? Artists, critics, curators, gallerists, auctioneers, collectors, or the public? Revealing how these groups have shaped multifaceted definition, this title shows that a historical approach offers the best answer to the question: What Is Contemporary Art?
Описание: First published in 1996, this irreplaceable resource has now been updated, revised, and expanded by Kristine Stiles to represent thirty countries and more than one hundred new artists. Stiles has added forty images and a diverse roster of artists, including many who have emerged since the 1980s, such as Julie Mehretu, Carrie Mae Weems, Damien Hirst, Shirin Neshat, Cai Guo-Qian, Olafur Eliasson, Matthew Barney, and Takashi Murakami. The writings, which as before take the form of artists' statements, interviews, and essays, make vivid each artist's aesthetic approach and capture the flavor and intent of his or her work. The internationalism evident in this revised edition reflects the growing interest in the vitality of contemporary art throughout the world from the U.S. and Europe to the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia.
Автор: Minissale Название: The Psychology of Contemporary Art ISBN: 110701932X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107019324 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 12872 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: While recent studies in neuroscience and psychology have shed light on our sensory and perceptual responses to art, they have yet to explain our responses to contemporary art which downplays perceptual responses and instead encourages conceptual thought. The Psychology of Contemporary Art brings together the most important developments in recent scientific research on visual perception and cognition and applies the results of empirical experiments to analyses of contemporary artworks not normally addressed by psychological studies. The author explains, in simple terms, how neuroaesthetics, embodiment, metaphor, conceptual blending, situated cognition and extended mind offer fresh perspectives on specific contemporary artworks – including those of Marina Abramovi?, Francis Al?s, Tracey Emin, Felix Gonzales-Torres, Marcus Harvey, Mona Hatoum, Thomas Hirschorn, Gabriel Orozco, Marc Quinn and Cindy Sherman. This book will appeal to psychologists, cognitive scientists, artists and art historians, as well as those interested in a deeper understanding of contemporary art.
Описание: The art world is no longer defined by the activity of traditional art centers such as New York, Berlin, Beijing, or London, but is instead shaped by many cities, small and large. These new artistic communities, each reflecting the history, culture, and conditions of its region, have established a vibrant network for contemporary art. This groundbreaking book explores the hybrid nature of today's international artistic landscape by introducing readers to the art scenes in six featured cities--Beirut, Lebanon; Cali, Colombia; Cluj, Romania; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; San Francisco, USA; and Tangier, Morocco. In bringing together work by artists whose efforts have anchored each city's cultural scene, "Six Lines of Flight" maps the pathways between them, illuminating the dynamic, global, interconnected spirit of twenty-first-century art. Essays by writers active in each region are accompanied by color images of representative artworks, along with brief texts on key local artists and organizations. An introductory text by Apsara DiQuinzio and thematic essays by Hou Hanru, Pamela M. Lee, and Tarek Elhaik and Dominic Willsdon further contextualize cultural production in the featured cities in relation to common themes such as histories in construction, cosmopolitanism, center-periphery dynamics, collectivity, networks, and the effects of economic and cultural renaissance. Exhibition dates: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; September 15-December 31, 2012
Описание: This book provides an in-depth account of the protests that shook France in 1968 and which served as a catalyst to a radical reconsideration of artistic practice that has shaped both art and museum exhibitions up to the present. Rebecca DeRoo examines how issues of historical and personal memory, the separation of public and private domains, and the ordinary objects of everyday life emerged as central concerns for museums and for artists, as both struggled to respond to the protests. She argues that the responses of the museums were only partially faithful to the aims of the activist movements. Museums, in fact, often misunderstood and misrepresented the work of artists that was exhibited as a means of addressing these concerns. Analyzing how museums and critics did and did not address the aims of the protests, DeRoo highlights the issues relevant to the politics of the public display of art that have been central to artistic representation, in France as well as in North America.
Описание: From cannibalism to light calligraphy, from self-harming to animal sacrifice, from meat entwined with sex toys to a commodity-embedded ice wall, the idiosyncratic output of Chinese time-based art over the years has invigorated contemporary global art movements. The author shows us how art can reflect, construct, confound, and enrich us.
Автор: Robertson, Jean; McDaniel, Craig Название: Themes of Contemporary Art ISBN: 019536757X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195367577 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3766 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Designed as a core text for introductory courses in recent contemporary art history, this book is a purposefully compact overview of themes in the recent history of contemporary art. This text reflects a paradigm shift occurring in the visual arts from a formalist way of teaching studio art to a method using more diverse and open-ended concepts. An emphasis on the process of interpretation seeks to engage the reader in actively considering how ideas, forms, materials, processes, and purposes all contribute to the meanings that viewers construct. (For surveys of contemporary art that begin earlier, say after WW II, the book works as a companion text.) The Second Edition adds a new chapter theme on science and its connections with art, as well as new artist profiles so there will be two in each chapter. This edition also features 21 full-color and 108 b/w reproductions of a wide array of contemporary art pieces.
Описание: Understand Contemporary Art is a comprehensive guide to the art scene - how it has developed, the key personalities, influences and works.
Автор: Dumbadze Alexander Название: Contemporary Art ISBN: 1444338668 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444338669 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 5913 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An engaging account of today s contemporary art world that features original articles by leading international art historians, critics, curators, and artists, introducing varied perspectives on the most important debates and discussions happening around the world.
Автор: Millett-Gallant Ann Название: Disabled Body in Contemporary Art ISBN: 023034142X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230341425 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 3117 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show.
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