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The Resource Who's afraid of contemporary art? : an A to Z guide to the art world, Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi

Who's afraid of contemporary art? : an A to Z guide to the art world, Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi

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Who's afraid of contemporary art? : an A to Z guide to the art world
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Who's afraid of contemporary art?
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an A to Z guide to the art world
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Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi
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  • Who is afraid of contemporary art
  • A to Z guide to the art world
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eng
Summary
What is contemporary art? What makes it contemporary?" What is it for? And why is it so expensive? From museums and the art market to biennales and the next big thing, Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art? offers concise and pointed insights into today's art scene, decoding Artspeak," explaining what curators do, demystifying conceptual art, exploring emerging art markets, and more. The authors playful explanations draw on key artworks, artists, and events from around the globe, including extreme Chinese performances, the artist Damien Hirst, and the expanding art markets in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. An A Z arrangement of themes take the reader through every aspect of contemporary art, from Art, what is it?" to Money, money, money!!," and art outside the art market with Zoning out." Who s Afraid of Contemporary Art? is filled with behind-the-scenes information on the contemporary art world, and is the perfect gallery companion and go-to guide on the next big thing
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An, Kyung
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illustrations
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Cerasi, Jessica
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  • Art, Modern
  • Art
  • Art, Modern
  • Art and Design
  • Art, Modern
  • Art and Design
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Who's afraid of contemporary art? : an A to Z guide to the art world, Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-131) and index
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Contents
Art, what for? What's it all about? : from idea to artwork -- Bringing you up to speed. How did we get here? : contemporary before contemporary -- Contemporary. What makes it so contemporary? : Tino Sehgal, This is so contemporary, 2005 -- Dream academy. How do art students become artists? : interns -- Emperor's new clothes. What makes it art? : Piero Manzoni, Artist's shit, 1961 -- Flashmobs. What's next in the art world calendar? : Venice Biennale -- Geeks and techies. When did it all get so technical? : Internet art -- Histories. Whose story is the story of art? : Guerrilla Girls -- It's the thought that counts. Can a concept be a work of art? : Felix Gonzalez-Torres, 'candy spills', 1990-93 -- Joining the dots. What do curators do? : the exhibition schedule, from idea to install -- Knowing your audience. Can art really be for everyone? : Fun! -- Lovers and haters. Who decides what matters? : Turner Prize -- Money, money, money! Why is it so expensive? : The 'Business artist' -- Next big thing. What is the role of galleries? : Art Basel -- Oh no you didn't! Is that really necessary? : Santiago Sierra -- Picasso baby. Why does everyone want in on art? : Kanye West, a minimalist in a rapper's body -- Quality control. What is the role of museums? : museum acquisitions -- Rattling the cage. Can art build a better world? : Tania Bruguera -- Stage presence. What is performance art? : Marina Abramović -- TLC: tender loving conservation. How can we make sure our art survives? : when new media becomes 'old' media -- Under construction. What should museums look like? : Saadiyat Island's Cultural District -- Visitor activated. Can I touch it? : Yayoi Kusama, The Obliteration room, 2002-present -- WTF?! What on earth am I looking at? : International Art English -- X marks the spot. What is the role of public art? Banksy for all -- Yesterday, today and tomorrow. How is the art world changing? : funding -- Zoning out. Why bother? : Theaster Gates, Dorchester Projects, 2009-present
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951949752
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9780500292747
Lccn
2016941846
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 505
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illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)951949752
Label
Who's afraid of contemporary art? : an A to Z guide to the art world, Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-131) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Art, what for? What's it all about? : from idea to artwork -- Bringing you up to speed. How did we get here? : contemporary before contemporary -- Contemporary. What makes it so contemporary? : Tino Sehgal, This is so contemporary, 2005 -- Dream academy. How do art students become artists? : interns -- Emperor's new clothes. What makes it art? : Piero Manzoni, Artist's shit, 1961 -- Flashmobs. What's next in the art world calendar? : Venice Biennale -- Geeks and techies. When did it all get so technical? : Internet art -- Histories. Whose story is the story of art? : Guerrilla Girls -- It's the thought that counts. Can a concept be a work of art? : Felix Gonzalez-Torres, 'candy spills', 1990-93 -- Joining the dots. What do curators do? : the exhibition schedule, from idea to install -- Knowing your audience. Can art really be for everyone? : Fun! -- Lovers and haters. Who decides what matters? : Turner Prize -- Money, money, money! Why is it so expensive? : The 'Business artist' -- Next big thing. What is the role of galleries? : Art Basel -- Oh no you didn't! Is that really necessary? : Santiago Sierra -- Picasso baby. Why does everyone want in on art? : Kanye West, a minimalist in a rapper's body -- Quality control. What is the role of museums? : museum acquisitions -- Rattling the cage. Can art build a better world? : Tania Bruguera -- Stage presence. What is performance art? : Marina Abramović -- TLC: tender loving conservation. How can we make sure our art survives? : when new media becomes 'old' media -- Under construction. What should museums look like? : Saadiyat Island's Cultural District -- Visitor activated. Can I touch it? : Yayoi Kusama, The Obliteration room, 2002-present -- WTF?! What on earth am I looking at? : International Art English -- X marks the spot. What is the role of public art? Banksy for all -- Yesterday, today and tomorrow. How is the art world changing? : funding -- Zoning out. Why bother? : Theaster Gates, Dorchester Projects, 2009-present
Control code
951949752
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
136 pages
Isbn
9780500292747
Lccn
2016941846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 505
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)951949752

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