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The archive

The archive

Author: Charles Merewether
Publisher: London : Whitechapel ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2006
Series: Documents of contemporary art
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Containing writings by Sigmund Freud, Michel Foucault, Hal Foster and others, this work includes essays on the archival practice of such artists as Gerhard Richter, Susan Hiller, Ilya Kabakov,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Merewether
ISBN: 9780262633383 0262633388
OCLC Number: 474914546
Description: 207 s
Contents: Introduction; Traces; Inscriptions; Contestations; Retracings; Biographical Notes; Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Documents of contemporary art
Responsibility: edited by Charles Merewether


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"Contemporary art constantly requires the construction of new lineages, new histories, to render it critically intelligible. The idea of the archive is currently at the centre of such activities. Read more...

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