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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His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter Decter sees the artwork from a public perspective and consistently probes its function as a collective representation, its placement in a cultural continuum, and the social relations organized around it.

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. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The book encompasses seven chapters: Structured in seven chapters, this book revolves around Institutional Critique, the relations of art and politics, the jpshua of platforms for art as a new paradigm, the privatisation of the public sphere, the un-definition of art, and curatorial practices.

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Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

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Edited by Lionel Bovier. Translated by Andrew Hodgson.

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.

Text by Sven Spieker. Accordingly, he questions contemplative aesthetics and the baggage that goes with it – quality, authorship, connoisseurship, and autonomy. Preface by Paige Landesberg and Kristen Mueller.

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. Account Options Sign in.

Foreword by Will Chancellor.

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Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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. His joshha 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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From this standpoint, he analyzes art’s definitions, functions, ethical entanglements, societal aspirations and cultural contradictions. No eBook available Amazon. The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions.

Translated by Katherine Silver.

Introduction by Lionel Bovier, Christophe Cherix. Edited by Igor Spanjol. Afterword by Alexandra Kleeman. Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos. Pbk, 6 x 8. Text by Jeff Derksen.

Edited by John Miller. Art is a Problem: Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier.