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Title Appropriation / edited by David Evans
Imprint London : Whitechapel ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2009
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  709.04 Ap658 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101343005
Descript 239 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
David Evans: Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
David Evans: Nationality/regional group: nat Britons lcdgt
David Evans: Occupational/field of activity group: occ Photographers lcdgt
David Evans: Occupational/field of activity group: occ Authors lcsh
Series Documents of contemporary art
Documents of contemporary art series
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-232) and index
Precursors -- Agitprop -- The situationist legacy -- Simulation -- Feminist critique -- Postcolonialism -- Postcommunism -- Postproduction -- Appraisals
"Many influential artists today draw on a legacy of 'stealing' images and forms from other makers. The term appropriation is particularly associated with the 'Pictures' generation, centred [sic] on New York in the 1980s; this anthology provides a far wider context. Historically, it reappraises a diverse lineage of precedents - from the Dadaist readymade to Situationist détournement - while contemporary 'art after appropriation' is considered from multiple perspectives within a global context."--Back cover
"Scavenging, replicating, or remixing, many influential artists today reinvent a legacy of 'stealing' images and forms from other makers. Among the diverse, often contestatory strategies included under the heading "appropriation" are the readymade, d⥴ournement, pastiche, rephotography, recombination, simulation and parody. Although appropriation is often associated with the 1980s practice of such artists as Peter Halley, Sherrie Levine, Richard Prince, and Cindy Sherman, as well as the critical discourse of postmodernism and the simulacral theory of Jean Baudrillard, appropriation's significance for art is not limited by that cultural and political moment. In an expanded art-historical frame, this book recontextualizes avant-garde photomontage, the Duchampian readymade, and the Pop image among such alternative precursors as Francis Picabia, Bertolt Brecht, Guy Debord, Akasegawa Genpei, Dan Graham, Cildo Meireles, and Martha Rosler. In the recent work of many artists, including Mike Kelley, Glenn Ligon, Pierre Huyghe, and Aleksandra Mir, among others, appropriation is central to their critique of the contemporary world and vision for alternative futures." Artists surveyed: Akasegawa Genpei, Santiago varez, Art Workers Coalition, Ross Bleckner, Marcel Broodthaers, Victor Burgin, Maurizio Cattelan, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Douglas Gordon, Johan Grimonprez, Peter Halley, Hank Herron, Pierre Huyghe, Mike Kelley, Idris Khan, Barbara Kruger, Sherrie Levine, Glenn Ligon, Steve McQueen, Alexandra Mir, Keith Piper, Richard Prince, Jorma Puranen, Cindy Sherman, John Stezaker, Retort, Martha Rosler, Philip Taaffe. Writers: Malek Alloula, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Nicolas Bourriaud, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Johanna Burton, Douglas Crimp, Thomas Crow, Guy Debord, Georges Didi-Huberman, Marcel Duchamp, Okwui Enwezor, Jean-Luc Godard, Isabelle Graw, Boris Groys, Raoul Hausmann, Sven L赴ticken, Cildo Meireles, Kobena Mercer, Slobodan Mijuskovic, Laura Mulvey, Jo Spence, Elisabeth Sussman, Lisa Tickner, Reiko Tomii, Andy Warhol, John C. Welchman.--Publisher's website
Link Online version: Appropriation. London : Whitechapel ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2009 (OCoLC)607756911
Subject Appropriation (Art)
Art, Modern -- 20th century
Appropriation (Art)
Art, Modern / 20th century
Alt Author Evans, David, 1949- editor
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