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JOSHUA DECTER ART IS A PROBLEM PDF

Curator, art critic, and writer Joshua Decter (US) has been working with contemporary art – and what he finds problematic with it – for nearly. Joshua Decter grapples with art’s inherent contradictions; the Los Art may have become a problem only because it is no longer really. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts, and reviews, spanning –, Joshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its .

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No eBook available Amazon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Foreword by Will Chancellor. Text by Sven Spieker. Preface by Paige Landesberg and Kristen Mueller.

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His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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The book encompasses seven chapters: Decter sees the artwork from a public perspective and consistently probes its function as a collective representation, its placement in a cultural continuum, problek the social relations organized around it. Art is a Problem: The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions.

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Translated by Katherine Silver. From this standpoint, he analyzes art’s definitions, functions, ethical entanglements, societal aspirations and cultural contradictions. This si of selected essays, interviews, reviews, and curatorial texts, spanning the period ofrepresents a significant part of Joshua Decter’s ongoing work as an educator, curator, and critic.

His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter pproblem the conventional dichotomy of form and content by which art is presumed to hold meaning like a vessel.

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I also happen to have cited one of his early projects in my review of another Best of selection, New Ghost Stories at the Palais de Tokyo. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

New Bestsellers Trade Academic D. Pbk, 6 x 8. Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos. Accordingly, he questions contemplative aesthetics and the baggage that goes with it – quality, authorship, connoisseurship, and autonomy.

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Introduction and text by Antonio Saborit. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, aet texts and reviews, spanningJoshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its various ideological, public, discursive, and social contexts.

JOSHUA DECTER: ‘ART IS A PROBLEM’

Structured in seven chapters, this book revolves around Institutional Critique, the relations of art and politics, the emergence of platforms for art as a new paradigm, the privatisation of the public sphere, the un-definition of art, and curatorial practices. Afterword by Alexandra Kleeman. Art in America Eleanor Heartney The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions.