Surveying Contemporary Art: Post-War, Postmodern, and then What?
2010 (English)In: Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method / [ed] Dana Arnold, John Wiley & Sons, 2010, 56-77 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
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John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 56-77 p.
'contemporary art' of Hugh Honour and John Fleming's A World History of Art-description of American art scene after the war, 'noncontemporaneous contemporaneity'-upsetting a conventional idea of modernity, Contemporary art as a category, dual logic of exclusion-from that which precedes it diachronically, Contemporary art, saturated sign-and overdetermined in its commercial implications, Michel Foucault's method of archaeology-futile to try to get to core of contemporary art as a historiographical problem by studying 'art now', Notion of contemporary art, how it is used-in history writing, 1980 to the present, Postmodern painting, outgrowth of conceptualism, pop art and neo-expressionism, Surveying contemporary art-post-war, postmodern and then what, Synchronic and more clearly value-based determination-re-introducing issue of temporality, Writing a history of contemporary art-character of the 'epoch' or 'era, ' art is a sign or expression
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