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Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985

Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780631228677
ISBN 10: 631228675
Edition: 1
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Publication Date: 2004-08-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 472
List Price: $54.95

Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985 is a groundbreaking anthology that captures the essence and the edge of the contemporary art scene. Focusing on key theoretical and aesthetic issues in contemporary art in cultural, historical, and socio-political contexts, including media, architecture, postmodernism, multiculturalism, identity politics, censorship, AIDS, postcolonialism, globalization, technology, and spectatorship, this volume brings together a broad selection of important contributions that map out the role that critical theory has played in contemporary art.

This anthology mixes established and emergent art voices, including scholars, curators, critics, and artists. Interdisciplinary in approach and drawing on a wide variety of sources, Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985 brings together scholarly essays, artists’ statements, and art reproductions to capture the vibrancy and dissonance that defines today’s art scene.