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Making memory matter : strategies of remembrance in contemporary art

Author: Lisa Saltzman
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: In an ancient account of painting's origins, a woman traces the shadow of her departing lover on the wall in an act that anticipates future grief and commemoration. Lisa Saltzman shows here that nearly two thousand years after this story was first told, contemporary artists are returning to similar strategies of remembrance, ranging from vaudevillian silhouettes and sepulchral casts to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Saltzman
ISBN: 0226734072 9780226734071 0226734080 9780226734088 9780226734071
OCLC Number: 64510466
Description: viii, 125 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Notes on the postindexical: an introduction --
When memory speaks: a monument bears witness --
Negative images: how a history of shadows might illuminate the shadows of history --
What remains.
Responsibility: Lisa Saltzman.
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Publisher's description: In an ancient account of painting's origins, a woman traces the shadow of her departing lover on the wall in an act that anticipates future grief and commemoration. Lisa Saltzman shows here that nearly two thousand years after this story was first told, contemporary artists are returning to similar strategies of remembrance, ranging from vaudevillian silhouettes and sepulchral casts to incinerated architectures and ghostly processions. Exploring these artists' work, Saltzman demonstrates that their methods have now eclipsed painting and traditional sculpture as preeminent forms of visual representation. She pays particular attention to the groundbreaking art of Krzysztof Wodiczko, who is known for his projections of historical subjects; Kara Walker, who creates powerful silhouetted images of racial violence in American history; and Rachel Whiteread, whose work centers on making casts of empty interior spaces. Each of the artists Saltzman discusses is struggling with the roles that history and memory have come to play in an age when any historical statement is subject to question and doubt. In identifying this new and powerful movement, she provides a framework for understanding the art of our time.

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