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Exhibition
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EXHIBITION

PAPERBACK BY STEEDS, LUCY

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ISBN
9780854882250
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WHITECHAPEL GALLERY
 
 
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WHITECHAPEL GALLERY
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
2401 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
09 SEP 2014

DESCRIPTION

This anthology provides a multivocal critique of exhibitions of contemporary art, bringing together the writings of artists, curators and theorists. Collectively these diverse perspectives are united by the notion that if the focus for modernist discussion was individual works of art, it is the exhibition that is the prime cultural carrier of contemporaneity. The texts encompass exhibition design and form; exhibitions that are object-based, live or discursive; projects that no longer rely on a physical space to be visited in person; artists' responses to being curated, and their reflections on the potential of acting curatorially. Set against the rise of the curator as an influential force in the contemporary art world, this volume underlines the crucial role of artists in questioning and shaping the phenomenon of the exhibition.

CONTENTS

Introduction; Defining 'Exhibition'; In the Exhibition moment; Exhibition histories; Biographical Notes; Bibliography; Index; Acknowledgements.