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Art in modern culture : an anthology of critical texts

Author: Francis Frascina; Jonathan Harris
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press, in association with the Open University, 1992.
Series: Open University set book.
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This anthology covers the whole range of issues on which critics and art historians have focused. While a few classic texts from the 1930s to 1960s are included, the majority of the texts are by contemporary authors engaged in current debate, and will provide an invaluable resource.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art in modern culture.
London : Phaidon Press, in association with the Open University, 1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Frascina; Jonathan Harris
ISBN: 0714828408 9780714828404
OCLC Number: 28210646
Description: 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Modernity and self-identity : self and society in the late modern age / Anthony Giddens --
When was modernism? / Raymond Williams --
Vision, voice and power : feminist art history and Marxism / Griselda Pollock --
Politics and the intelligentsia / Noam Chomsky --
The painting of modern life / Timothy J. Clark --
On the problem of the autonomy of art in bourgeois society / Peter Bürger --
Aesthetics and politics / Fredric Jameson --
Art, autonomy and mass culture / Theodor Adorno --
On non-objective painting / Bertolt Brecht --
Abstract expressionism, weapon of the cold war / Eva Cockcroft. Capitalism, modernism and postmodernism / Terry Eagleton --
Preliminaries to a possible treatment of 'Olympia' in 1865 / Timothy J. Clark --
Modernity and the spaces of femininity / Griselda Pollock --
Orientalism / Edward Said --
Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti / Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen --
Mapping / Lucy R. Lippard --
The love of art / Pierre Bourdieu, Alain Darbel --
Defining 'Impressionism' and the 'impression' / Richard Shiff. The intransigent artist, or how the Impressionists got their name / Stephen F. Eisenman --
The 'primitive' unconscious of modern art / Hal Foster --
In the name of Picasso / Rosalind Krauss --
Figures of authority, ciphers of regression / Benjamin H.D. Buchloh --
The new adventures of the avant-garde in America / Serge Guilbaut --
Greenberg and the group : a retrospective view / Barbara M. Reise --
Minimalism and the rhetoric of power / Anna C. Chave --
The Museum of Modern Art : the past's future / Alan Wallach --
The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction / Walter Benjamin --
Modernist painting / Clement Greenberg --
'The works of art themselves'? / Raymond Williams --
Literalism and abstraction / Philip Leider --
Painting : the task of mourning / Yve-Alain Bois --
Postmodernism and the 'politics' of style / Dick Hebdige.
Series Title: Open University set book.
Responsibility: edited by Francis Frascina and Jonathan Harris.


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