Postmodernism

    Madness and Modernism

    By Louis A. Sass

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    Madness and Modernism provides a phenomenological study of schizophrenic disorders, criticizing some standard conceptions of these disorders. Sass argues that many aspects of this group of disorders can actually involve more sophisticated albeit dysfunctional forms of mind and experience.

    Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967--2017

    By Rachel Adams

    Hardback £19.23

    Artists as voyagers who leave their studios to make art, including Nancy Holt, Vito Acconci, Sophie Calle, and Richard Long. Wanderlust highlights artists as voyagers who leave their studios to make art. This book and the exhibition it accompanies is the first comprehensive survey of the artist's need to roam...

    Sifting the Trash: A History of Design Criticism

    By Alice Twemlow

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    Outgrowth of the author's thesis doctoral--Royal College of Art, 2013 under the title: Purposes, poetics, and publics: the shifting dynamics of design criticism in the US and UK, 1955-2007.

    Unpacking: The Marciano Art Foundation

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    This first book from the Marciano Art Foundation offers an in-depth look at one of the world's premier private collections of contemporary art and celebrates its dynamic new public home in Los Angeles.

    Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968

    By James Voorhies

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    In 1968, Robert Smithson reacted to Michael Fried's influential essay "Art and Objecthood" with a series of works called non-sites. While Fried described the spectator's connection with a work of art as a momentary visual engagement, Smithson's non-sites asked spectators to do something more: to take time looking, walking, seeing,...

    Reset Modernity!

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    Texts and images document the disconnection between modernity and ecological crisis: do we need to reset modernity's operating system?

    Thomas Hirschhorn: Deleuze Monument

    By Anna Dezeuze

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    Thomas Hirschhorn: Deleuze Monument

    By Anna Dezeuze

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    Under the Sign of [sic]: Sturtevant\'s Volte-Face

    By Bruce Hainley

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    The first book-length monograph on Elaine Sturtevant, who has focused her career on the artistic copy. Asked to sum up her artistic pursuit, the American artist Elaine Sturtevant once replied: "I create vertigo." Since the mid-1960s, Sturtevant has been using repetition to change the way art is understood. In 1965,...

    Great Migrator

    By Hiroko Ikegami

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    In 1964, Robert Rauschenberg became even more peripatetic, joining the Merce Cunningham Dance Company as costume and set designer for its first world tour. Here, Ikegami examines Rauschenberg's activities abroad and charts the international dominance of American art during that period.

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