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Artists' Magazines An Alternative Space for Art

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ISBN-10: 0262015196

ISBN-13: 9780262015196

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gwen Allen

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Magazine publishing is an exercise in ephemerality and transience; each issue goes out in the world only to be rendered obsolete by the next. To publish a magazine is to enter into a heightened relationship with the present moment. During the 1960s and 1970s, magazines became an important new site of artistic practice, functioning as an alternative exhibition space for the dematerialized practices of conceptual art. Artists created works expressly for these mass-produced, hand-editioned pages, using the ephemerality and the materiality of the magazine to challenge the conventions of both artistic medium and gallery. In ArtistsOE Magazines, Gwen Allen looks at the most important of these…    
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Book details

List price: $40.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/4/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Gwen Allen is Assistant Professor of Art History at SanFrancisco State University.