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Globalization and Contemporary Art

Format:  Paperback,

534 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: May 2011

ISBN-13: 9781405179508

ISBN-10: 1405179503

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: May 2011
ISBN-13: 9781405179508
ISBN-10: 1405179503
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 534
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 5.54
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.0 x 9.5 x 1.0

Chapter outline

List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Globalization and Contemporary Art: A Convergence of Peoples and Ideas
Real Time and Real Time at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Peddling Time When Standing Still: Art Remains in Lebanon and the Globalization That Was
Homogeneity or Individuation? A Long View of the Critical Paradox of Contemporary Art in a Stateless Nation
Museums in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity: Fred Wilson's Mining the Museum (1992)
Africus Johannesburg Biennale 1995: Butisi Tart?
Post-Crisis: Scenes of Cultural Change in Buenos Aires
Evolution within the Revolution: The Afro-Cuban Cultural Movement and Cuban Art Collectives, 1975 to 2000
Ka Muhe'e, He i'a Hololua: Kanaka Maoli Art and the Challenge of the Global Market
Aboriginal Cosmopolitans: A Prehistory of Western Desert Painting
Working to Learn Together: Failure as Tactic
Means and Forces of Production
The Two Economies of World Art
The Spectacle and Its Others: Labor, Conflict, and Art in the Age of Global Capital
Cultural Mercantilism: Modernism's Means of Production: The Gutai Group as Case Study
Audiovisionaries of the Network Planet
Contemporary Asian Art and the West
World Pictures: Globalization and Visual Culture
Leaves of Grass and Real Allegory: A Case Study of International Rebellion
Collaboration in Art and Society: A Global Pursuit of Democratic Dialogue
Globalization Questions and Contemporary Art's Answers: Art in Palestine
Political Islam and the Time of Contemporary Art
Displaced Models: Techniques and Tactics of Reproduction across the Genres and Institutions of Western Art from Duchamp to Doujak
White Man Got No Dreaming: Indigenous Art, Apartheid and the Emergence of "Global Style" Painting in Australia
The Discourse of (L)imitation: A Case Study with Hole-Digging in 1960s Japan
Art and Postcolonial Society
Why Art History is Global
The Agency of the Historian in the Construction of National Identity in Colombian Architecture
Aboriginal Art and Australian Modernism: An Althusserian Critique
Gesturing No(w)here
The Emergence of Powerhouse Dealers in Contemporary Art
The Art Market in Transition, the Global Economic Crisis, and the Rise of Asia
Global Contemporary? The Global Horizon of Art Events
Institutionalized Globalization," Contemporary Art, and the Corporate Gulag in Chile
Culture, Neoliberal Development, and the Future of Progressive Politics in Southeastern Europe
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Book description

In a series of newly commissioned essays by both established and emerging scholars, Globalization and Contemporary Art probes the effects of internationalist culture and politics on art across a variety of media. Globalization and Contemporary Art is the first anthology to consider the role and impact of art and artist in an increasingly borderless world.

  • First major anthology of essays concerned with the impact of globalization on contemporary art
  • Extensive bibliography and a full index designed to enable the reader to broaden knowledge of art and its relationship to globalization
  • Unique analysis of the contemporary art market and its operation in a globalized economy

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