Apr 15, 2021
Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology
Posted by Alexander Alberro Blake Stimson

This landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the conceptual art movement.Compared to other avant garde movements that emerged in the 1960s, conceptual art has received relatively little serious attention by art historians and critics of the past twenty five years in part because of the difficThis landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the conceptual art movement.Compared to other avant garde movements that emerged in the 1960s, conceptual art has received relatively little serious attention by art historians and critics of the past twenty five years in part because of the difficult, intellectual nature of the art This lack of attention is particularly striking given the tremendous influence of conceptual art on the art of the last fifteen years, on critical discussion surrounding postmodernism, and on the use of theory by artists, curators, critics, and historians.This landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the movement It also contains recent memoirs by participants, as well as critical histories of the period by some of today s leading artists and art historians Many of the essays and artists statements have been translated into English specifically for this volume A good portion of the exchange between artists, critics, and theorists took place in difficult to find limited edition catalogs, small journals, and private correspondence These influential documents are gathered here for the first time, along with a number of previously unpublished essays and interviews.Contributors Alexander Alberro, Art Language, Terry Atkinson, Michael

  • Title: Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology
  • Author: Alexander Alberro Blake Stimson
  • ISBN: 0000262511177
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Paperback
  • Conceptual Art A Critical Anthology This landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the conceptual art movement Compared to other avant garde movements that eme

    Christopher Sutch

    I was introduced to conceptual art by attending a retrospective show of Bruce Naumann s work around 20 years ago at the Walker Gallery I d seen stuff like that before, but hadn t known the category of conceptual art existed This anthology is a very good collection of some of the pertinent writings and some examples of conceptual art What struck me is that most of the writings from the artists who began the movement and if there is one thing this collection makes clear, it s that it is impossibl [...]



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