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Antinomies of Art and Culture Modernity, Postmodernity, Contemporaneity

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ISBN-10: 0822342030

ISBN-13: 9780822342038

Edition: 2008

Authors: Okwui Enwezor, Nancy Condee, Terry Smith, Monica Amor, Boris Groys

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In this landmark collection, world-renowned theorists, artists, critics, and curators explore new ways of conceiving the present and understanding art and culture in relation to it. They revisit from fresh perspectives key issues regarding modernity and post-modernity, including the relationship between art and broader social and political currents as well as important questions about temporality and change. They also reflect on whether or not broad categories and terms such as modernity, post-modernity, globalization, and decolonization are still relevant or useful. Including twenty essays and seventy-seven images,Antinomies of Art and Cultureis a wide-ranging yet incisive inquiry into how…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.17" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

NANCY CONDEE is on the faculty of the Slavic Department at the University of Pittsburgh. With her husband, Vladimir Padunov, she has directed the Working Group on Contemporary Russian Culture. She is co-author (with Padunov) of articles on Russian cultural politics in October, Framework, The Nation, and New Left Review and in numerous Russian publications.

Terry Smith is a Distinguished Research Professor at DePauw College of Law.

List of Illustrations
Terry Smith: Introduction:
The Contemporaneity Question
The Politics of Temporality
Antonio Negri: Contemporaneity between Modernity and Postmodernity
Geeta Kapur: A Cultural Conjuncture in India: Art into Documentary
Rosalind Krauss: Some Rotten Shoots from the Seeds of Time
Boris Groys: The Topology of Contemporary Art
Multiple Modernities
Monica Amor: On the Contingency of Modernity and the Persistence of Canons
Suely Rolnik: Politics of Flexible Subjectivity: The Event Work of Lygia Clark
Jonathan Hay: Double Modernity, Para-Modernity
Gao Minglu: "Particular Time, Specific Space, My Truth": Total Modernity in Chinese Contemporary Art
Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie: The Perils of Unilateral Power: Neomodernist Metaphors and the New Global Order
Zoe Leonard: Analogue, 1998-2007
Okwui Enwezor: The Postcolonial Constellation: Contemporary Art in a State of Permanent Transition
Nancy Condee: From Emigration to E-migration: Contemporaneity and the Former Second World
Colin Richards: Aftermath: Value and Violence in Contemporary South African Art
Wu Hung: A Case of Being "Contemporary": Conditions, Spheres, and Narratives of Contemporary Chinese Art
Bruno Latour: Emancipation or Attachments? The Different Futures of Politics
James Meyer: The Return of the Sixties in Contemporary Art and Criticism
Lev Manovich: Introduction to Info-Aesthetics
Mckenzie Wark: The Giftshop at the End of History
Nikos Papastergiadis: Spatial Aesthetics: Rethinking the Contemporary