Out of Order, Out of Sight: Selected Writings in Art Criticism 1967-1992

Out of Order, Out of Sight: Selected Writings in Art Criticism 1967-1992

by Adrian Piper
     
 

Adrian Piper joins the ranks of writer-artists who have provided much of the basic and most reliable literature on modern and contemporary art. Out of Order,
Out of Sight is an artistic and intellectual autobiography and an (occasionally scathing) commentary on mainstream art, art criticism, and American culture of the last twenty-five years.Piper is an

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Adrian Piper joins the ranks of writer-artists who have provided much of the basic and most reliable literature on modern and contemporary art. Out of Order,
Out of Sight is an artistic and intellectual autobiography and an (occasionally scathing) commentary on mainstream art, art criticism, and American culture of the last twenty-five years.Piper is an internationally recognized conceptual artist and the only African American in the early conceptual art movement of the 1960s. The writings in Out of Order, Out of Sight trace the development of her thinking about her artwork and the art world, and her evolving awareness of herself as a creative,
racial, and gendered subject situated in an often limiting and always absurd cultural and social context.

The MIT Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262661539
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/12/1999
Series:
Writing Art
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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