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The way of the shovel : on the archaeological imaginary in art

Author: Dieter Roelstraete; Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.),
Publisher: Chicago : Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in association with the University of Chicago Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From filmmakers to sculptors to conceptualists, artists of all stripes are digging into the rubble of the past. In this catalogue that accompanies an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Dieter Roelstraete gathers a diverse range of international artists to explore the theme of melding archival and experiential modes of storytelling - what he calls 'the archaeological imaginary' - particularly in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Roelstraete; Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.),
ISBN: 9780226094120 022609412X
OCLC Number: 841794007
Notes: Catalog for the exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago from November 9, 2013-March 9, 2014.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Field notes : on the archaeological imaginary in art / Dieter Roelstraete --
Catalogue of the exhibition, artist entries / Dieter Roelstraete & Karsten Lund --
Anarchéologie : object worlds & other things, circa now / Bill Brown --
Not-so-transparent things / Sophie Berrebi --
Mourning states and their minimalist citizens : on European memorial culture / Diedrich Diederichsen --
The art of the past : before and after archaeology / Ian Alden Russell.
Responsibility: Dieter Roelstraete.

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A catalog that accompanies an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago in the fall of 2013, in which, the author gathers a diverse range of international artists to explore the theme of  Read more...

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