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On the museum's ruins

Author: Douglas Crimp; Louise Lawler
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On the Museum's Ruins presents Douglas Crimp's criticism of contemporary art, its institutions, and its politics alongside photographic works by the artist Louise Lawler to create a collaborative project that is itself an example of postmodern practice at its most provocative. Crimp elaborates the new paradigm of postmodernism through analyses of art practices broadly conceived, not only the practices of artists --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Named Person: Louise Lawler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Crimp; Louise Lawler
ISBN: 0262032090 9780262032094 0262531267 9780262531269
OCLC Number: 27678077
Description: xix, 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Photographs at the end of modernism --
Photography in the museum --
On the museum's ruins --
The museum's old, the library's new subject --
The end of painting --
The photographic activity of postmodernism --
Appropriating appropriation --
The end of sculpture --
Redefining site specificity --
Postmodern history --
This is not a museum of art --
The art of exhibition --
The postmodern museum.
Responsibility: Douglas Crimp ; with photographs by Louise Lawler.

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" Crimp's essays comprise one of the most interesting and incisive bodies of work on practices of contemporary art in relationship to art as institution. - Andreas Huyssen, Columbia University & Read more...

 
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