JOSHUA DECTER ART IS A PROBLEM PDF

Curator, art critic, and writer Joshua Decter (US) has been working with contemporary art – and what he finds problematic with it – for nearly. Joshua Decter grapples with art’s inherent contradictions; the Los Art may have become a problem only because it is no longer really. In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts, and reviews, spanning –, Joshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its .

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Accordingly, he questions contemplative aesthetics and the baggage that goes with it – quality, authorship, connoisseurship, and autonomy. Account Options Sign in. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders. His discourse is driven largely by provlem productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Edited by Igor Spanjol. Afterword by Alexandra Kleeman. Translated by Andrew Hodgson.

Joshua Decter

Decter sees the artwork from a public perspective and consistently probes its function as a collective representation, its placement in a cultural continuum, and the social relations organized around it. Introduction and text by Antonio Saborit. The book encompasses seven chapters: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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Art is a Problem: The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to jpshua its own unique and knotty contradictions.

Preface by Paige Landesberg and Kristen Mueller. Text by Jeff Derksen.

Art is a Problem. Joshua Decter

In this volume of selected essays, interviews, curatorial texts and reviews, spanningJoshua Decter examines contemporary art in relation to its various ideological, public, discursive, and social contexts.

Edited by John Miller. Art in America Eleanor Heartney The author examines art’s ability to problematize political and cultural discourses, and to express its own unique and knotty contradictions. New Bestsellers Trade Academic D.

Text by Sven Spieker. I also happen to have cited one of his early projects in my review of another Best of selection, Johua Ghost Stories at the Palais de Tokyo.

Joshua Decter : Art Is a Problem – Les presses du réel (book)

His discourse is driven largely by a productivist vision of the artwork to the extent that Decter rejects rpoblem conventional dichotomy of form and content by which art is presumed to hold meaning like a vessel. Pbk, 6 x 8. No eBook available Amazon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Structured in seven chapters, this book revolves around Institutional Critique, the relations of art and politics, the emergence of platforms for art as a new paradigm, the privatisation of the public sphere, the un-definition of art, and curatorial practices.

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Photographs by Ari Marcopoulos.

Foreword by Will Chancellor. Published by JRP Ringier.

This volume of selected essays, interviews, reviews, and curatorial texts, spanning the period ofrepresents a significant part of Joshua Decter’s ongoing work as an educator, curator, and critic. Edited johsua Anne-Julie Raccoursier.

Edited by Lionel Bovier. Introduction by Lionel Bovier, Christophe Cherix.

From this standpoint, he analyzes art’s definitions, functions, ethical entanglements, societal aspirations and cultural contradictions. Edited by Karen Marta. Translated by Katherine Silver.

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