Allan deSouza examines the popular terminology through which art is discussed, valued, and taught, showing how pedagogical language and practices within art schools can adapt to a politicized and rapidly changing world, as well as to the demands of contemporary art within a global industry.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-09 - Publisher: Duke University Press
What terms do we use to describe and evaluate art, and how do we judge if art is good, and if it is for the social good? In How Art Can Be Thought Allan deSouza investigates such questions and the popular terminology through which art is discussed, valued, and taught.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-16 - Publisher: Duke University Press
In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism. These four essays and a conversation with Mary Kelly—published between 1974 and 2012—contain Smith's most essential work on
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press
Introducing abstract painting and sculpture of the 20th century, this volume explores new ways to think about abstract art and the problems of interpretation it raises. Each of the ten chapters in the book addresses a particular problem associated with abstract art by focusing on specific works.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-23 - Publisher: Routledge
Shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Folkore Award 2003 Malanggan are among the most treasured possessions in the Pacific, yet they continue to confound anthropologists. Central to funerals in New Ireland, these ‘death' figures are intended to decompose as symbolic representations of the dead. Wrapped in images that are conceived of