The New Art

the new art considers recent developments in contemporary art. Issues include: appropriation; melancholy; “spectres of the past”; contemporary staging of exhibitions involving video and installation (with reference to painting); visual and language intersections in artists’ works; the value of art fairs; the separate significance of works which explicitly involve themselves with the circumstance of their production and consequence of their dissemination; the slight denigration of performance and the reinstatement of forms of satire; “futurology”, “lacunae”, “ellipses” and so on. Artists and projects discussed include: Tomas Saraceno, John Bock, Doug Fishbone, Tino Sehgal, Anne Bean, Man in the Holocene, pablo internacional magazine, Jonathan Monk, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Bonnie Camplin, Steven Claydon, Los Super Elegantes. With writing by Andrew Hunt, Catrin Lorch, Miria Swain, Caoimhin Mac Giolla Léith, Sean Ashton, Jennifer Thatcher, Tom Morton, Maxine Kopsa, Maja Fowkes & Reuben Fowkes.

Text: Hunt Andrew. cm 17×24; pp. 132; 85 COL e 19 BW ills.; paperback. Publisher: Rachmaninoff’s, London, 2006.

ISBN: 9780954824037| 0954824032
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the new art considers recent developments in contemporary art. Issues include: appropriation; melancholy; “spectres of the past”; contemporary staging of exhibitions involving video and installation (with reference to painting); visual and language intersections in artists’ works; the value of art fairs; the separate significance of works which explicitly involve themselves with the circumstance of their production and consequence of their dissemination; the slight denigration of performance and the reinstatement of forms of satire; “futurology”, “lacunae”, “ellipses” and so on. Artists and projects discussed include: Tomas Saraceno, John Bock, Doug Fishbone, Tino Sehgal, Anne Bean, Man in the Holocene, pablo internacional magazine, Jonathan Monk, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Bonnie Camplin, Steven Claydon, Los Super Elegantes. With writing by Andrew Hunt, Catrin Lorch, Miria Swain, Caoimhin Mac Giolla Léith, Sean Ashton, Jennifer Thatcher, Tom Morton, Maxine Kopsa, Maja Fowkes & Reuben Fowkes.

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