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216 Pages | 10 b&w illustrations

10 b&w illustration(s) inches

ISBN: 9781474456944

Bookseller Code (06)


Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism

Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

First Edition

Jan Bryant

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Asks what political art look like today, and how art can act critically under neoliberalism
  • Explores the political and economic forces that began changing social realities from the 1970s forward
  • Digs down into these divisions to detail clashes between supposed writers, theorists and artists
  • Includes 4 extended essays on practices that respond critically to contemporary political and economic conditions
  • Offers an alternative approach to understanding art's historical antecedents by avoiding received art-historical narratives or canonical figures
  • Will appeal to cross-disciplinary readers who are looking for critical distance from disciplinary limitations or confinement
  • Illustrated with photographs of works by Frances Bareett, Paul Klee, Jean Dubuffet, Angela Brennan, Alex Monteith and Sarah Munro

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