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Curator, art critic, and writer Joshua Decter (US) has been working with contemporary art – and what he finds problematic with it – for nearly. Joshua Decter grapples with art’s inherent contradictions; the Los Art may have become a problem only because it is no longer really. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts, and reviews, spanning –, Joshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its .

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Afterword by Alexandra Kleeman. Introduction by Lionel Bovier, Christophe Cherix. Edited by Lionel Bovier.

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Text by Sven Spieker. His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter Edited by John Miller. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. From this standpoint, he analyzes art’s definitions, functions, ethical entanglements, societal aspirations and cultural contradictions.

Art is a Problem: Preface by Paige Landesberg and Kristen Mueller. The book encompasses seven chapters: Edited by Igor Spanjol.

Foreword by Will Chancellor. Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos. Text by Jeff Derksen. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders. Pbk, 6 x 8. Published by JRP Ringier. New Bestsellers Trade Academic D. Translated by Andrew Hodgson. Account Options Sign in. Art in America Eleanor Heartney The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions.

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I also happen to have cited one of his early projects in my review of another Best of selection, New Ghost Stories at the Palais de Tokyo. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Introduction and text by Antonio Saborit. No eBook available Joshuaa. The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions.

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Accordingly, he questions contemplative aesthetics and the baggage that goes with it – quality, authorship, connoisseurship, and autonomy. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts and reviews, spanningJoshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its various ideological, public, discursive, and social contexts.

Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Structured in seven chapters, rat book revolves around Institutional Critique, the relations of art and politics, the emergence of platforms for art as a new paradigm, the privatisation of the public sphere, the un-definition of art, and curatorial practices. His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter rejects the conventional dichotomy of form and content by which art is presumed to hold meaning like a vessel.

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Art is a Problem. Joshua Decter

Decter sees the artwork from a public perspective and consistently probes hoshua function as a collective representation, its placement in a cultural continuum, and the social relations organized around it.

Translated by Katherine Silver. This volume of selected essays, interviews, reviews, and curatorial texts, spanning the period ofrepresents a significant part of Joshua Decter’s ongoing work as an educator, curator, and critic.

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