A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (Blackwell Companions to Art History)ISBN: 1405135425;
This ambitious reference work charts the major works and movements, the most important theoretical developments, and the historical, social, political, and aesthetic issues in contemporary art since 1945, primarily in the Euro-American context.Dual chronological and thematic coverage of the major issues enables the reader to experience multiple perspectives on current art movements and conceptual issues, and to consider future directions in the field. Topics covered include the culture wars, public space, diaspora, new technologies, the artist, identity politics, the body, the influence of poststructuralism, and visual culture. The Companion also covers debates central to contemporary art practice and theory such as those addressing formalism, the avant-garde, and the society of the spectacle.Bringing together the leading cultural critics and historians from art and allied fields to comment on the crucial historical and theoretical issues and debates that have conditioned our...
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