Dead History, Live Art?: Spectacle, Subjectivity and Subversion in Visual Culture since the 1960s

Dead History, Live Art?: Spectacle, Subjectivity and Subversion in Visual Culture since the 1960s

by Jonathan Harris (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780853234388
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Series: Liverpool University Press - Tate Liverpool Critical Forum Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Professor Jonathan Harris teaches art history at the University of Southampton. He is the author of Federal Art and National Culture (1995, Cambridge UP), The New Art History: A Critical Introduction (2001, Routledge), and Writing Back to Modern Art: After Greenberg, Fried, and Clark (2005, Routledge).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1. Introduction: Performance, Critiques, Ideology - Contemporary Art and Art History in an Age of Visual Culture - Jonathan Harris
2. Namesake: Who's Performing Whom? - Joshua Sofaer
3.A Great Technician: Document, Process, and Persona in Performance and the Everyday - Richard Layzell
4. Vaginal Davis Does Art History - Robert Summers
5.Performativity, Cultural-Politics, and the Embodiments of Knowledge: An Interview with Amelia Jones conducted by Jonathan Harris.
6. The Fantasy of Provacy: Performance after Minimalism - Frazer Ward
7. Deterritorializing Bodies: Body Art and the Colonial World Expositions - Jane Chin Davidson
8. 'Do-it-yourself Artworks': A User's Guide - Anne Dezeuze
9. Martha Rosler's Fighting Legions: 'Semiotcs of the Kitchen' (1975/2003) - Performance and the (Video) Document - August Jordan Davis
10. Interaction/Participation: Disembodied Performance in New Media Art - Beryl Graham
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