Art Since 1980: Charting the Contemporary

Art Since 1980: Charting the Contemporary, 1st edition

  • Peter Kalb

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Overview

Art Since 1980 presents a chronological survey of art from the late 20th century to the present day. The text presents short discussions on individual artists and maintains a balance between a social history of institutions and contexts, and attention to individual aesthetic choices.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137593460

Subject: Art

Category: Art from Specific Periods

Table of contents

In this section:

1) Brief Table of Contents
2) Detailed Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Chapter 1. Discovering the Contemporary
Chapter 2. Taking Pictures: Appropriation and Its Consequences
Chapter 3. Back to the Easel: Neo-Expressionism and the Return of Painting
Chapter 4. Into the Streets
Chapter 5. Commodities and Consumerism
Chapter 6. Memory and History
Chapter 7. Culture, Body, Self
Chapter 8. Eastward Expansion: Contemporary Art in Russia and China
Chapter 9. Engaging the Global Present
Chapter 10. New Metaphors and New Narratives
Chapter 11. The Art of Contemporary Experience

DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
The Beginnings of Contemporaneity and the Object of Its Critique
Clement Greenberg: Objects of Concern
Beginning the Contemporary
Exhibitions and the Art Market
Narrative and Methods

Chapter 1. Discovering the Contemporary
New Movements and the New Metaphors
Institutional Critique
African-American Critiques
Feminist Statements

Chapter 2. Taking Pictures: Appropriation and Its Consequences
Power on Display
Identity and the Gaze
Spaces of Action

Chapter 3. Back to the Easel: Neo-Expressionism and the Return of Painting
"A New Spirit in Painting"
The United States
Italy
Germany
Epilogue, Addenda, Errata

Chapter 4. Into the Streets
The East Village and the Alternative Scene
Art in the Community
From Marked Territory to the Mass Media

Chapter 5. Commodities and Consumerism
Market Forces
Signs and Abstractions
Commodity and Form in Europe
The Internationalism of Commodity Art

Chapter 6. Memory and History
Memorializing War
African-American Histories
Art Histories and Civil Wars

Chapter 7. Culture, Body, Self
Body as Form and Content
Changing Strategies: Body as Social Medium
Too Close: Personal Lives and Artistic Practices
Embodying Abstraction
Beyond the "I"

Chapter 8. Eastward Expansion: Contemporary Art in Russia and China
Russia
China

Chapter 9. Engaging the Global Present
Cuban Experiments
Mapping the Global Present
Youth Culture as a Measure of Global Change?
Imaging the Global Economy
Nodes on the Global Network: Israel and Palestine

Chapter 10. New Metaphors and New Narratives
Relearning to Paint
Space and Sculpture
The Power of Fiction
Narrativity 2.0

Chapter 11. The Art of Contemporary Experience
The Experience of Experience
Experience Observed
Mass Media, Personal Experience, and Politic

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