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Art and theory after socialism

Author: Melanie Jordan; Malcolm Miles
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2008.
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This book focuses on the overlap of art and everyday life post-cold war. It investigates what happens when theories of art from the former East and West collide, parsing the work of Soviet bloc  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Jordan; Malcolm Miles
OCLC Number: 928896376
Description: 1 online resource (125 p.) : ill
Contents: Chapter 1: 'From Shamed to Famed - The Transition of a Former Eastern German Arts Academy to the Talent Hotbed of a Contemporary Painter's School. The Hochschule fur Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig' - Page 9 - Sophie A. Gerlach Chapter 2: 'Attacking Objectification: Jerry Beres in Dialogue with Marcel Duchamp' - Page 21 - Klara Kemp-Welch Chapter 3: 'On the Ruins of a Utopia: Armernian Avant-Garde and the Group Act' - Page 33 - Angela Harutyunyan Chapter 4: 'Art Communities, Public Spaces and Colective Actions in Armenian Contemporary Art' - Page 43 - Vardan Azatyan Chapter 5: 'Appropriating the Ex-Cold War' - Page 55 - Malcolm Miles Chapter 6: 'The End of an Idea: On Art, Horizons and the Post-Socialist Condition' - Page 67 - Simon Sheikh Chapter 7: 'Exploring Critiical and Political Art in the United Kingdom and Serbia' - Page 77 - Sophie Hope & Marko Stamenkovic Chapter 8: 'Other Landscapes (for Weimar, Goethe and Schiller)' - Page 89 - Daniela Brasil Chapter 9: 'The Ecology of Post-Socialism and the Implications of Sustainability for Contemporary Art' - Page 101 - Maja Fowkes and Reuben Fowkes Chapter 10: 'Functions, Functionalism and Functionlessness: On the Social Function of Public Art after Modernism' - Page 113 - Freee Art Collective
Responsibility: edited by Mel Jordan and Malcolm Miles ; editorial assistant, Karen Roulstone.


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