Download E-books One Place after Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity (MIT Press) PDF

By Miwon Kwon

Site-specific paintings emerged within the overdue Nineteen Sixties in response to the becoming commodification of paintings and the existing beliefs of art's autonomy and universality. in the course of the Seventies and Eighties, as site-specific paintings intersected with land artwork, technique artwork, functionality paintings, conceptual artwork, deploy artwork, institutional critique, community-based artwork, and public paintings, its creators insisted at the inseparability of the paintings and its context. in recent times, notwithstanding, the presumption of unrepeatability and immobility encapsulated in Richard Serra's well-known dictum "to eliminate the paintings is to break the paintings" is being challenged by means of new types of web site specificity and alterations in institutional and marketplace forces. One position after Another bargains a serious heritage of site-specific paintings because the overdue Nineteen Sixties and a theoretical framework for analyzing the rhetoric of aesthetic vanguardism and political progressivism linked to its many diversifications. trained through city idea, postmodernist feedback in paintings and structure, and debates bearing on id politics and the general public sphere, the e-book addresses the siting of artwork as greater than an inventive challenge. It examines website specificity as a posh cipher of the risky dating among place and identification within the period of past due capitalism. The publication addresses the paintings of, between others, John Ahearn, Mark Dion, Andrea Fraser, Donald Judd, Renee eco-friendly, Suzanne Lacy, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Richard Serra, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, and Fred Wilson.

Show description

Read or Download One Place after Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity (MIT Press) PDF

Similar Art History books

Modern Art And Modernism: A Critical Anthology (Icon Editions)

Smooth artwork and Modernism deals firsthand fabric for the examine of matters significant to the advance of contemporary artwork, its idea, and feedback. The background of contemporary artwork isn't really easily a heritage of artistic endeavors, it's also a background of rules interpretations. The works of critics and theorists haven't purely been influential in identifying how smooth paintings is to be obvious and understood, they've got additionally motivated the direction it has taken.

The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists: Seventh Edition (Dictionary, Penguin)

Totally revised for this 7th variation, The Penguin Dictionary of artwork and Artists is without doubt one of the so much finished and exact reference works on hand at the topic. It includes: entries on all of the significant artists of the final seven centuries; brief, incisive biographies of over 1,200 artists, together with many new entries on sleek American artists; reviews of the works of the best artists and their situation; expositions of the best-known teams or colleges of artists; descriptions of inventive thoughts; and types and definitions of inventive hobbies.

Hegel's Aesthetics: Lectures on Fine Art, Vol. I

This is often the 1st of 2 volumes of the single English version of Hegel's Aesthetics, the paintings within which he supplies complete expression to his seminal conception of artwork. The mammoth advent is his top exposition of his basic philosophy of artwork. partially I he considers the final nature of artwork as a religious event, distinguishes the great thing about artwork and the great thing about nature, and examines creative genius and originality.

Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture

Baroque and Rococo artwork and structure is the 1st in-depth background of 1 of the nice classes of Western artwork, spanning the years 1585 to 1785.  The textual content treats the main media–painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, and architecture–as good as gardens, furnishings, tapestries, dress, jewellery, and ceramics, all by way of their unique functionality and patronage and with emphasis at the social, political and cultural context.

Additional info for One Place after Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity (MIT Press)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 32 votes