Painting Beyond Itself

The Medium in the Post-medium Condition
Author: Isabelle Graw,Ewa Lajer-Burcharth
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783956790072
Category: Painting
Page: 289
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In response to recent developments in pictorial practice and critical discourse, 'Painting beyond itself' seeks to historicize and propose new approaches to the question of the medium. Reaching back to the earliest theoretical and institutional definition of painting as a medium in the Renaissance and eighteenth century, this book, based on two conferences (one at Harvard University and the other in Berlin), focuses on the changing role of the medium in establishing painting as the privileged practice, discourse, and institution of modernity.

Painting 2.0

Expression im Informationszeitalter
Author: Achim Hochdörfer,David Joselit,Manuela Ammer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783791354927
Category:
Page: 320
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Über Malerei

eine Diskussion
Author: Isabelle Graw,Peter Geimer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783941360280
Category: Painting
Page: 83
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Spätestens seit den 1960er Jahren hat die Malerei ihren angestammten Platz auf der Leinwand verlassen und sich auf eine Verwendung von Ready-Made-Objekten, Schrift oder auf performative Elemente hin geöffnet. Trotz ihrer Entdifferenzierung gehört sie nach wie vor zu den 'Erfolgsmedien'. Isabelle Graw führt diese Beharrlichkeit auf die besondere Fähigkeit von malerischen Zeichen zurück, die Anwesenheit eines (abwesenden) Künstlersubjekts zu suggerieren. Sie versteht Malerei als eine spezifische Form des 'Zeichen Machens', was ihrer Entspezifizierung und ihrer Spezifik zugleich Rechnung trägt. Ein weiterer zentraler Topos der Malerei ist Peter Geimer zufolge ihre Reflexivität: Der Gedanke, dass Gemälde sich selbst reflektieren können, wird heute speziell für historiographisch ambitionierte Maler wie Luc Tuymans in Anschlag gebracht, die Zeitgeschichte aufgreifen und darstellen.

Sehen

Das Bild der Welt in der Bilderwelt
Author: John Berger
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104038198
Category: Fiction
Page: 160
View: 1972

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Das erfolgreichste Buch zur Kunst der letzten fünfzig Jahre - jetzt neu auflegt im FISCHER Taschenbuch! Mit seinem legendären Buch ›Sehen. Das Bild der Welt in der Bilderwelt‹ lehrte John Berger uns Anfang der 1970er Jahre, Bilder neu zu sehen. Er analysiert Gemälde nicht isoliert in einer Welt von musealer Ewigkeit, sondern als Gebrauchsmuster der modernen Gesellschaft, die vor allem den weiblichen Körper zur Reklame benutzt. John Berger, der große europäische Erzähler und Essayist, feiert im November 2016 seinen 90. Geburtstag. Seine Essays zu Kunst und Fotografie sind aus der Ästhetik des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht mehr wegzudenken. Meisterhaft finden seine Erzählungen und Romane eine sinnliche Antwort auf die Frage, wie wir heute leben. »Es gibt niemals genug von John Berger!« Tilda Swinton

Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit

Drei Studien zur Kunstsoziologie
Author: Walter Benjamin
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518734059
Category: Philosophy
Page: 112
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Walter Benjamin beschreibt in dem Aufsatz Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit die geschichtlichen, sozialen und ästhetischen Prozesse, die mit der technischen Reproduzierbarkeit des Kunstwerkes zusammenhängen. In die Reihe der kunstsoziologischen Arbeiten Benjamins gehören auch die beiden hier zum ersten Mal in Buchform veröffentlichten Texte: Kleine Geschichte der Photographie (1931) und Eduard Fuchs, der Sammler und der Historiker (1937). Sie erhärten Benjamins Einsichten am Einzelfall.

Tomma Abts


Author: James Rondeau,Lizzie Carey-Thomas,Kate Nesin,Juliane Rebentisch
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300233876
Category: ART
Page: 176
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Examines both the art-historical framework of Tomma Abts's painting as well as its deep philosophical and psychological dimensions With a rigorous approach and self-imposed limitations to both scale and composition, Tomma Abts (b. 1967) has reinvigorated painterly abstraction and its relevance within contemporary art. Using a fixed canvas size and a vertical format, Abts deploys basic formal elements such as arcs, circles, planes, and stripes to create powerful works that are at once subtle and eccentric. This extraordinary book, designed in collaboration with the artist herself, is a substantial and deeply insightful treatment of her career to date and features sixty works made over the past decade. Essays not only contextualize Abts's work within an art-historical framework of methods, process, and style, but also examine her paintings' philosophical and psychological dimensions and their embodiment of a creative process that transcends the specifics of any particular work.

Foucault on Painting


Author: Catherine M. Soussloff
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452955050
Category: Philosophy
Page: 136
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Michel Foucault had been concerned about painting and the meaning of the image from his earliest publications, yet this aspect of his thought is largely neglected within the disciplines of art history and aesthetic theory. In Foucault on Painting, Catherine M. Soussloff argues that Foucault’s sustained engagement with European art history critically addresses present concerns about the mediated nature of the image in the digital age. Foucault’s writing on painting covers four discrete periods in European art history (seventeenth-century southern Baroque, mid-nineteenth century French painting, Surrealism, and figurative painting in the 1960s and ‘70s) as well as five individual artists: Velázquez, Manet, Magritte, Paul Reyberolle, and Gérard Fromanger. As Soussloff reveals in this book, Foucault followed a French intellectual tradition dating back to the seventeenth century, which understands painting as a separate area of knowledge. Painting, a practice long considered silent in its operations and effects, afforded Foucault an ideal discipline to think about history and philosophy simultaneously. Using a comparative approach grounded in art history and aesthetics, Soussloff explores the meaning of painting for Foucault’s philosophy, and for contemporary art theory, proposing a new relevance for a Foucauldian view of ethics and the pleasures and predicaments of contemporary existence.

Impressionismus


Author: Nathalia Brodskaya
Publisher: Parkstone International
ISBN: 1780423276
Category: Art
Page: 256
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Der Impressionismus stand seit seiner Entstehung im Zentrum des Interesses eines breiten Publikums und impressionistische Werke verzaubern auch heute noch die Betrachter mit ihren erstaunlichen Farben und Formen. Dieses Buch bietet eine Auswahl der beeindruckendsten Werke von Künstlern wie Degas, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir und Sisley. Das handliche Mega Square Format ist der großen Beliebtheit dieser Epoche angepasst und macht es zu einem perfekten Geschenk.

Modernity Theory

Modern Experience, Modernist Consciousness, Reflexive Thinking
Author: John Jervis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137496762
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 166
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Modernity theory approaches modern experience as it incorporates a sense of itself as ‘modern’ (modernity), along with the possibilities and limitations of representing this in the arts and culture generally (modernism). The book interrogates modernity in the name of a fluid, unsettled, unsettling modernism. As the offspring of the Enlightenment and the Age of Sensibility, modernity is framed here through a cultural aesthetics that highlights not just an instrumental, exploitative approach to the world but the distinctive configuration of embodiment, feeling, and imagination, that we refer to as ‘civilization’, in turn both explored and subverted through modernist experimentalism and reflexive thinking in culture and the arts. This discloses the rationalizing pretensions that underlie the modern project and have resulted in the sensationalist, melodramatic conflicts of good and evil that traverse our contemporary world of politics and popular culture alike. This innovative approach permits modernity theory to link otherwise fragmented insights of separate humanities disciplines, aspects of sociology, and cultural studies, by identifying and contributing to a central strand of modern thought running from Kant through Benjamin to the present. One aspect of modernity theory that results is that it cannot escape the paradoxes inherent in reflexive involvement in its own history.

Perspectives on contemporary printmaking

Critical writing since 1986
Author: Ruth Pelzer-Montada
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526125765
Category: History
Page: N.A
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The anthology, the first of its kind, includes 32 texts on contemporary prints and printmaking written from the mid-1980s to the present by authors from across the world. Texts formats range from the art-historical and academic to art criticism and creative art writing. The collection is designed to provide a critical topography of artistic printmaking during this period rather than a general survey of which a number already exist. The book's aim is to make a range of often widely dispersed texts available. It is directed at an audience of international stakeholders in the field of contemporary print/printmaking/printmedia, including Higher Education, such as art students, practising artists, museum curators, critics, educationalists, print publishers and print scholars. It will provide a basis for an expansion of the debate in the field and act as a starting point for further research.

After Modern Art

1945-2017
Author: David Hopkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199218455
Category: Art
Page: 352
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Contemporary art can be baffling and beautiful, provocative and disturbing. This pioneering book presents a new look at the controversial period between 1945 and 2015, when art and its traditional forms were called into question. It focuses on the relationship between American and European art, and challenges previously held views about the origins of some of the most innovative ideas in art of this time. Major artists such as Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter, Louise Bourgeois, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, and Shiran Neshat are all discussed, as is the art world of the last fifty years. Important trends are also covered including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Postmodernism, and Performance Art. This revised and updated second edition includes a new chapter exploring art since 2000 and how globalization has caused shifts in the art world, an updated Bibliography, and 16 new, colour illustrations.

Begriffe des Ausstellens

(von A bis Z)
Author: Petra Reichensperger
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 319
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This publication explores themes of the exhibition through its terms - not, however, to confine into isolated conceptual categories, but to interconnect. These terms characterize exhibiting and emphasize a "between-ness". Examining a term lays bare its ruptures, shifts, or recreations, as well as social, societal, and cultural changes that have the power to structure through historical conjecture. Almost fifty terms relevant to the making and discussion of exhibitions today have been compiled in Terms of Exhibiting (from A to Z). Six essays investigate key terms raised by the three-part exhibition series "Terms of Exhibiting, Producing, and Performing" at Kunsthaus Dresden in 2012.

Changing society: Lithuania


Author: Gintaras Makarevičius,Nicolaus Schafhausen,Frankfurter Kunstverein,Frankfurter Bookmesse
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780971119390
Category: Art
Page: 155
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Geographically, Lithuania marks the center of Europe. But little is known about the creative consciousness that has evolved since its transition from a post-Soviet state back into the fold of Western European culture. Changing Society: Lithuania explores how these issues of radical historical change affect a culture and how they are expressed in cinema, art and writing as the country establishes a new political and social identity.

Pop oder Populus

Kunst zwischen High und Low
Author: Bettina Funcke
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Philosophy
Page: 224
View: 9987

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Non-places

Emmanuelle Antille, Siegrun Appelt, Gabriele Basilico, Michael Blum, Martin Boyce, Thomas Demand, Peter Friedl, Ori Gersht, Jonathan Horowitz, Anne Germolaewa, Viola Klein, Katrin Korfmann, Mark Lewis, Friedrich Ludewig, Olaf Metzel, Nick Relph & Oliver Payne, Martha Rosler, Julika Rudelius, Sofie Thorsen
Author: Vanessa Joan Müller,Nicolaus Schafhausen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780971119338
Category: Photography, Artistic
Page: 52
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This exhibition catalogue questions the redefined relationship between public and private space as well as the phenomenon of modern 'non-places,' which appear to be everywhere and nowhere at the same time: airports, shopping malls, anonymous new suburbs, or international franchise companies.

Radikant


Author: Nicolas Bourriaud
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783883962511
Category: Aesthetics
Page: 203
View: 6678

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