A British artist who destroys all of his belongings, a Dutch artist's initiative that charts organization cultures, a Swiss artist who sells his right to participate in an exhibition via an online auction, an American artist who prints his own money and then succeeds in spending it... This book examines the ways in which contemporary artists represent economic processesno longer merely express their ideas about the market or subsidy systems through the media, but analyze and offer parodies of economic mechanisms in their work.
Table of Contents
|1||Substituting One Abstraction for Another||19|
|3||Good Business is the Best Art||81|
|4||The Culturalization of the Economy||91|
|5||A Theory of Play||105|