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A companion to contemporary art since 1945 /

by Jones, Amelia.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell companions in art history: Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006Description: xx, 628 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781405107945 (hardback : alk. paper); 1405107944 (hardback : alk. paper); 9781405135429 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1405135425 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Geschichte 1945-2000 | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History | Art, Modern -- 21st century -- History | EinführungOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents only | Rezension
Contents:
Part I. Introduction. 1. Writing Contemporary Art into History, a Paradox? / Amelia Jones -- Part II. Decades. 2. "America" and its Discontents: Art and Politics, 1945-60 / Gavin Butt -- 3. The 1960s: A Decade Out-of-Bounds / Anna Dezeuze -- 4. "I'm sort of sliding around in place... ummm...": Art in the 1970s / Sam Gathercole -- 5. Pictures and Positions in the 1980s / Howard Singerman -- 6. 1990-2005: In the Clutches of Time / Henry M. Sayre -- Part III. Aesthetics. 7. Form and Formless / Caroline A. Jones -- 8. Re-Thinking the "Duchamp Effect" / David Hopkins -- 9. Regarding Beauty / Margaret Morgan -- Part IV. Politics. 10. Avant-Garde: A Historiography of a Critical Concept / Johanne Lamoureux -- 11. Facture for Change: US Activist Art since 1950 / Jennifer Gonz lez and Adrienne Posner -- 12. "The Senators Were Revolted": Homophobia and the Culture Wars / Jonathan D. Katz -- 13. Crowds and Connoisseurs: Art and the Public Sphere in America / Grant Kester -- Part V. Identity/Subjectivity. 14. The 'Writerly' Artist: Beautiful, Boring, and Blue / Carol Mavor -- 15. Diaspora: Multiple Practices, Multiple Worldviews / Steven Nelson -- 16. Power and Pleasure: Feminist Art Practice and Theory in the United States and Britain / Laura Meyer -- 17. Queer Wallpaper / Jennifer Doyle -- 18. Ethnicity: Alternative Black Art Theories in Contemporary Art / Pauline de Souza -- 19. The Paradoxical Bodies of Contemporary Art / Christine Ross.
Part VI. Methods/Theories. 20. A Shadow of Marx / Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandowska -- 21. Poststructuralism and Contemporary Art, Past, Present, Future... / Sarah Wilson -- 22. "Fragments of Collapsing Space": Postcolonial Theory and Contemporary Art / Mark Crinson -- 23. Visual Culture Studies: Questions of History, Theory, and Practice / Marquard Smith -- Part VII. Technology. 24. "That's All Folks": Contemporary Art and Popular Culture / Nick Mirzoeff -- 25. Image + Text: Reconsidering Photography in Contemporary Art / Liz Kotz -- 26. Imagine There's No Image (It's Easy If You Try): Appropriation in the Age of Digital Reproduction / Dore Bowen -- 27. "Life-like": Historicizing Process and Responsiveness in Digital Art / María Fernández.
Summary: This text features a grand survey of the historical, social, and aesthetic issues relevant to the development of contemporary art since 1945. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 3.1 | Art History and Theory 3.2 | Honours Research Methods 1.2
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Introduction. 1. Writing Contemporary Art into History, a Paradox? / Amelia Jones -- Part II. Decades. 2. "America" and its Discontents: Art and Politics, 1945-60 / Gavin Butt -- 3. The 1960s: A Decade Out-of-Bounds / Anna Dezeuze -- 4. "I'm sort of sliding around in place... ummm...": Art in the 1970s / Sam Gathercole -- 5. Pictures and Positions in the 1980s / Howard Singerman -- 6. 1990-2005: In the Clutches of Time / Henry M. Sayre -- Part III. Aesthetics. 7. Form and Formless / Caroline A. Jones -- 8. Re-Thinking the "Duchamp Effect" / David Hopkins -- 9. Regarding Beauty / Margaret Morgan -- Part IV. Politics. 10. Avant-Garde: A Historiography of a Critical Concept / Johanne Lamoureux -- 11. Facture for Change: US Activist Art since 1950 / Jennifer Gonz lez and Adrienne Posner -- 12. "The Senators Were Revolted": Homophobia and the Culture Wars / Jonathan D. Katz -- 13. Crowds and Connoisseurs: Art and the Public Sphere in America / Grant Kester -- Part V. Identity/Subjectivity. 14. The 'Writerly' Artist: Beautiful, Boring, and Blue / Carol Mavor -- 15. Diaspora: Multiple Practices, Multiple Worldviews / Steven Nelson -- 16. Power and Pleasure: Feminist Art Practice and Theory in the United States and Britain / Laura Meyer -- 17. Queer Wallpaper / Jennifer Doyle -- 18. Ethnicity: Alternative Black Art Theories in Contemporary Art / Pauline de Souza -- 19. The Paradoxical Bodies of Contemporary Art / Christine Ross.

Part VI. Methods/Theories. 20. A Shadow of Marx / Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandowska -- 21. Poststructuralism and Contemporary Art, Past, Present, Future... / Sarah Wilson -- 22. "Fragments of Collapsing Space": Postcolonial Theory and Contemporary Art / Mark Crinson -- 23. Visual Culture Studies: Questions of History, Theory, and Practice / Marquard Smith -- Part VII. Technology. 24. "That's All Folks": Contemporary Art and Popular Culture / Nick Mirzoeff -- 25. Image + Text: Reconsidering Photography in Contemporary Art / Liz Kotz -- 26. Imagine There's No Image (It's Easy If You Try): Appropriation in the Age of Digital Reproduction / Dore Bowen -- 27. "Life-like": Historicizing Process and Responsiveness in Digital Art / María Fernández.

This text features a grand survey of the historical, social, and aesthetic issues relevant to the development of contemporary art since 1945.

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