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Contemporary Sculpture and the Critique of Display Cultures: Tainted Goods

Dan Adler (York University)

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Routledge
16 August 2018
Art & design styles: from c 1960; Sculpture; Museums & museology
In this book, Dan Adler addresses recent tendencies in contemporary art toward assemblage sculpture and how these works incorporate tainted materials - often things left on the side of the road, according to the logic and progress of the capitalist machine - and combine them in ways that allow each element to retain a degree of empirical specificity. Adler develops a range of aesthetic models through which these practices can be understood to function critically. Each chapter focuses on a single exhibition: Isa Genzken's OIL (German Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 2007), Geoffrey Farmer's midcareer survey (Musee d'art contemporain, Montreal, 2008), Rachel Harrison's Consider the Lobster (CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 2009), and Liz Magor's The Mouth and Other Storage Facilities (Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 2008).
By:   Dan Adler (York University)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
Weight:   295g
ISBN:   9781138479623
ISBN 10:   1138479624
Series:   Routledge Focus on Art History and Visual Studies
Pages:   130
Publication Date:   16 August 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1. Rachel Harrison: Consider the Lobster 2. Isa Genzken: OIL 3. Geoffrey Farmer: Me into Many 4. Liz Magor: The Mouth and Other Storage Facilities Conclusion

Dan Adler is Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at York University in Toronto.

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