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Angus marked it as to-read Aug 12, Sareen added it Aug 09, He then looks at how these approaches proliferated in art after the s and in the rise of Conceptual art.
By situating the instance of conceptual art within an environment of production marked by the structuring logic of the commodity form and social division of labor, he has both restored to art criticism and art history a lost vocation, and delivered to intangibilitiss studies and its current explanatory ambitions a demanding challenge. Apr forn, Dora rated it liked it Shelves: LouLou marked it as to-read Mar 30, Darcand rated it it was ok Dec 11, SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.
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Refresh and try again. Greg marked it as to-read Sep 10, It offers an unusually thoughtful, and genuinely radical, alternative to dominant ways of understanding the nature of art in the twentieth century and at the beginning of the twenty-first. Skill and Intanyibilities in Art after the Readymade.
Paul added it Nov 16, Jacob Wren marked it as to-read May 05, Luke Barker rated it really liked it Feb 10, Elliott rated it did not like it Aug 27, Fiona Cartmel marked it as to-read Dec 01, To ask other readers questions about The Intangibilities of Formplease sign up. Laurie marked it as to-read Oct 23, Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. A massive contribution to the field that you can put on the shelf next to Intngibilities and Adorno In doing so, he confronts a recurring theme of both conservative and radical detractors of modern art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Seoyoung Baek added it Jan 11, Danielle rated it it was amazing Intangibilties 25, Sandra marked it as to-read Mar 01, I would maybe give this book four stars if it weren’t for one issue – it is extremely difficult to read.
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Cindy marked it as to-read Feb 14, Zachary marked it as to-read Oct 05, intxngibilities Lester Robles rated it really liked it Nov 29, In explaining why the question of authorship has been so fundamental to avant-garde art and neo-avant-garde in the 20th century, “The Intangibilities of Form” is a formidable history of the hidden labours of the artwork.
The Intangibilities of Form: In this intellectually wide-ranging book John Roberts develops a labor theory of culture as a model for explaining the dynamics of avant-garde art and the expansion of artistic authority in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Robin added it Jul 28, Publisher’s Summary Many people who look at art today decry it for the lack of craft skill in its production, whether it be painting, photography or sculpture.
The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade by John Roberts
Fiona rated it really liked it May 29, Intangibiltiies autonomism and immaterial labour is particularly acute, as is his analysis of art’s contemporary diffusion into digital networks intangibiluties the rise of the discursive museum. Jane marked it as to-read Nov 22, Anja Zhukova marked it as to-read Dec 16, Ellery marked it as to-read Apr 20, Audrey marked it as to-read Mar 30, I would say it’s worth the time it takes to read it, but it still takes a lot of time.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Andrea rated it really liked it Jun 08, Imprint London ; New York: At every turn, he asks what labour theory can contribute to our understanding of the political economy of art, and he shows how its usual elision leads to so much confusion. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In doing itangibilities, he confronts a recurring theme of both conservative and radical detractors of modern art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Browse related items Start at call number: