Performing the Body/Performing the Text

Performing the Body/Performing the Text

by Edited by Amelia Jones, Andrew Stephenson
     
 

Performing the Body/Performing the Text explores the new performativity in art theory and practice, examining ways of rethinking processess in visual culture.See more details below

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Performing the Body/Performing the Text explores the new performativity in art theory and practice, examining ways of rethinking processess in visual culture.

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Academics and one graduate student<-->in art history, film, feminism, gay studies, and performance art<-->and one performance artist, are the contributors to this volume. Jones (contemporary art, U. of California, Riverside) and Stephenson (art history, U. of East London, England) selected papers rich in theoretical discourse on topics that range from 19th-century depictions of black women to new interpretations of canonical fine artists, including Manet, de Kooning, and Jasper Johns, to contemporary performance artists, including Vito Acconci, Holly Hunter, Gunter Brus and the Sacred Naked Nature Girls. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203983553
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
05/20/1999
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
6 MB

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