Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology

Conceptual Art: A Critical Anthology

by Alexander Alberro
     
 

This landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the conceptual art movement.See more details below

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This landmark anthology collects for the first time the key historical documents that helped give definition and purpose to the conceptual art movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262511179
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,438,853
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Reconsidering Conceptual Art, 1966-1977
The Promise of Conceptual Art
I1966-1967
A Media Art (Manifesto)2
Compositions for Audio Structures6
Position and Program8
Paragraphs on Conceptual Art12
Excerpt from Placement as Language (1928)18
The Serial Attitude22
Statement28
Buren, Mosset, Toroni or Anybody30
Remarks on Air-Conditioning: An Extravaganza of Blandness32
A Defense of the "Conceptual" Process in Art36
General Scheme of the New Objectivity40
II1968
The Dematerialization of Art46
Concerning the Article "The Dematerialization of Art"52
Statement60
Statement to Lucy Lippard62
Interview with Daniel Buren: Art Is No Longer Justifiable or Setting the Record Straight66
Tucuman Burns76
III1969
Paris Commentary82
Painting Is Obsolete88
Art Workers' Coalition Open Hearing Presentation92
Introduction98
Sentences on Conceptual Art106
Dialogue110
Dialogue Piece112
Maintenance Art Manifesto, Proposal for an Exhibition, "CARE"122
Patron's Statement for "When Attitudes Become Form"126
Politics and the Avant-Garde128
Art Tamed and Wild136
Introduction to Konzeption/Conception142
Beware144
Art After Philosophy158
Introduction to 557,087178
IV1970
Conceptual Art as Art188
Excerpts from Speculation (1967-1970)192
On Exhibitions and the World at Large198
Notes Towards Art Work204
Introduction to Art in the Mind210
Introduction to Information212
Alice's Head: Reflections on Conceptual Art216
De-aestheticization220
Contemporary Colonial Art224
Insertions in Ideological Circuits232
V1971-1974
Interview with Lawrence Weiner236
An Interview with Hans Haacke242
Rules of Thumb248
Propositions258
Interview with Art-Language262
The Trouble with Art-as-Idea268
Cultural Confinement280
Production for Production's Sake284
L'art conceptual286
Postface, in Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object, 1966 to 1972294
In Support of Meta-Art298
All the "Art" That's Fit to Show302
VI1975-1977
A Declaration of Dependence308
The Art Market: Affluence and Degradation320
1975334
Having-Your-Heart-in-the-Right-Place-Is-Not-Making-History350
The Timeless Lumpenness of Radical Cultural Life354
To Be bien pensant ... or Not to Be. To Be Blind358
Documentary and Corporate Violence360
To Argue for a Video of Representation. To Argue for a Video Against the Mythology of Everyday Life366
Notes on Reading the Post-Partum Document370
Moments of History in the Work of Dan Graham376
VIIMemoirs of Conceptual Art
The 'Sixties: Crisis and Aftermath (or the Memoirs of an Ex-Conceptual Artist)392
Statements410
Conceptual Art414
My Works for Magazine Pages: "A History of Conceptual Art"418
On Conceptual Art424
Statement426
Yes, Difference Again: What History Plays the First Time Around as Tragedy, It Repeats as Farce428
Working with Shadows, Working with Words432
We Aimed to Be Amateurs442
A Conversation About Conceptual Art, Subjectivity and the Post-Partum Document450
Intention(s)460
Inside a New York Art Gang: Selected Documents of Art & Language, New York470
Statement486
"Dada - Situationism/Tupamaros - Conceptualism": An Interview with Luis Camnitzer492
VIIICritical Histories of Conceptual Art
Dan Graham's Kammerspiel504
Conceptual Art 1962-1969: From the Aesthetic of Administration to the Critique of Institutions514
Conceptual Art and Critical Judgement538
The Logic of Modernism546
Blueprint Circuits: Conceptual Art and Politics in Latin America550
Unwritten Histories of Conceptual Art564

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