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Revolutionary time and the avant-garde

Author: John Roberts
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Since the decidedly bleak beginning of the twenty-first century, art practice has become increasingly politicized. Yet, few sustained defenses of the avant-garde have been put forward. Revolutionary Time and the Avant-Garde is the first book of its kind to look at the legacy of the avant-garde in relation to the deepening crisis of capitalist non-reproduction. An invigorating revitalization of the Frankfurt School  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Roberts
ISBN: 9781781689134 178168913X 9781781689134 178168913X 9781781689127 1781689121
OCLC Number: 893890366
Description: xii, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The avant-garde after avant-gardism --
Art, negation and the avant-garde --
Autonomy and the avant-garde --
Belatedness, internationalism and the avant-garde --
The avant-garde and praxis: metastasis, situatedness and the topological turn --
Conclusion: Crisis, stratification and the avant-garde.
Responsibility: John Roberts.


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