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The Artist's Body free pdf Subject and object of artists' work, the artist's body represents the state of contemporary art and makes a wider comment on the human condition. Bound or beaten, naked or painted, still or spasmodic: the artist lives his or her art publicly in performance or privately in video and photography.

About Amelia Jones

Amelia Jones is Head of Art History and Pilkington Chair at the University of Manchester. Among her numerous publications are Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp (Cambridge University Press, 1994) and Body Art/Performing the Subject (University of Minnesota Press, 1998). As curator, Jones has organized exhibitions including 'Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History' at the UCLA/ Armand Hammer Museum (1996). Amelia Jones is noted for her essays on many artists who centre their imagery on their own bodies, among them Vito Acconci,Chris Burden, Robert Morris and Cindy Sherman. Tracey Warr is an independent British curator and writer and Researcher at the Centre for Art in Social Contexts at The Glasgow School of Art. She was previously Lecturer in Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford- Researcher in Site-specific Art at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham, Surrey (1997-99) and Director of Arts and Cultural Management at Dartington College of Art, Totnes, Devon. A member of the Editorial Board of Performance Research Journal, her projects have included the Edge Biennales in Newcastle/Glasgow (1990) and London/Madrid (1992). She has curated work by artists such as Marina Abramovic, Stelarc and Helen Chadwick.

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Author : Amelia Jones
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 12 March 2012
ISBN : 0714863939
EAN : 9780714863931
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 204 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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