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Published: 23 March 2006

168 Pages | 24 halftones


ISBN: 9780192806468

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Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction

Julian Stallabrass

Very Short Introductions

  • A controversial and fascinating look at the contemporary global art scene - from Britain to China, South Africa to Cuba
  • Asks the big questions that need asking about what underlies contemporary art - who really sets the agenda and who really benefits from the global boom in contemporary art?
  • Thoughtful and incisive, this book will change the way you see contemporary art
  • The author has been Paul Mellon Center Fellow at the Tate Gallery, assistant editor of the New Left Review, tutor in Contemporary Art and Theory at the Ruskin School of Fine Art and Drawing. He is currently Lecturer in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art