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The lure of the social : encounters with contemporary artists

Author: Gretchen Coombs
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate and personal exploration of the author's journey following the development of the field of social practices in contemporary art: arguably the most significant shift in art world practices in the last two decades. A beautifully written exploration of key individuals, institutions and gatherings in socially engaged art. 20 b/w illus.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coombs, Gretchen
The Lure of the Social
Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd,c2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Coombs
ISBN: 9781789383232 1789383234 9781789383249 1789383242
OCLC Number: 1236266720
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Keynotes: Haneen Zoabi, Ian MacKaye, Alicia Garza, Vaginal Davis, May Boeve.
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents: Front Cover --
Half Title --
Copyright information --
The Lure of the Social: encounters with contemporary artists --
Dedication --
Table of contents --
Acknowledgements --
A Letter to the Preeminent Feminist Art Critic Lucy Lippard --
Introduction: Art & Social Practice --
Art & Social Practice: A Constellation of Influences --
Encounters --
Contemporary Artists (and One Curator) --
Ted Purves --
Lemon Marmalade --
Bakesale Betty's --
Dos Piñas --
Thai Brunch --
Takeout --
Postscript: A Memorial --
Come Together (Harrell Fletcher) --
Jen Delos Reyes --
Amy Spiers Melbourne, Australia, 2013 --
Brooklyn, New York, 2014 --
Banff Centre for Art and Creativity, Canada, 2015 --
Melbourne, Australia, 2017 --
Aaron Hughes --
Gregory Sholette --
Fallen Fruit: Austin Young and David Allen Burns --
Chloë Bass --
Gabrielle de Vietri --
Art/Politics/Action --
The Artists' Committee's Weeping Woman --
Maps of Gratitude, Cones of Silence and Lumps of Coal (2019) --
Carol Zou --
February 2017 --
November 2014 --
December 2014 --
Michelada Think Tank --
Sometime in 2015 --
Astra Taylor --
Bek Conroy --
Iron Lady (2017) --
Dating an Economist (2015)56 Dating an Accountant (2018)57 --
Aaron Gach --
Robby Herbst --
Marisa Jahn --
Open Engagement, Queens --
The Choreography of Carework --
Audiences --
SNATCHural Chapel --
Nato Thompson --
Institutions --
California College of the Arts --
Social Practices: Forming a Canon --
Otis Public Practice --
The Shape of a Conference --
Come Together --
On Stage --
On and Off Stage --
Field Notes --
Spectres of Evaluation, Rethinking: Art/Community/Value --
Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne, February 2014 --
Keynotes: Sophie Hope, Ted Purves --
Open Engagement: Life/Work Queens Museum, New York City, May 2014 --
Keynotes: J. Morgan Puett, Mierle Laderman Ukeles --
A Lived Practice --
Art Institute of Chicago, November 2014 --
Creative Time Summit: Stockholm --
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, November 2014 --
Keynotes: Edi Rama, Saskia Sassen --
Open Engagement: Place and Revolution --
Pittsburgh, April 2015 --
Keynotes: Emily Jacir, Rick Lowe --
Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum --
Venice Biennale, August 2015 --
Keynotes: Ashraf Ghani and Mariam Ghani, Antonio Negri --
Civic Actions: Artists' Practices Beyond the Museum --
Sydney, September 2015 Keynotes: Claire Doherty, Hećtor Zamora, Tony Albert, Jun Yang --
Creative Time Summit: The Curriculum --
Brooklyn, New York, November 2015 --
Keynotes: Nikole Hannah-Jones, Boots Riley --
ENGAGE MORE NOW! A Symposium on Artists, Museums, and Publics --
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, November 2015 --
Keynotes: Paul Chan, Sharon Hayes --
Open Engagement: Power --
Oakland Museum of California, April-May 2016 --
Keynotes: Angela Davis, Suzanne Lacy --
Creative Time Summit: Occupy the Future --
The Lincoln Theater, Washington, DC, October 2016
Responsibility: Gretchen Coombs.

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