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By Anna Dezeuze

ISBN-10: 0719088577

ISBN-13: 9780719088575

ISBN-10: 1526112906

ISBN-13: 9781526112903

What does an assemblage produced from crumpled newspaper have in universal with an empty room during which the lighting fixtures cross off and on each 5 seconds? This publication argues that they're either examples of a 'precarious' artwork that flourished from the overdue Fifties to the 1st decade of the twenty-first century, in mild of a starting to be know-how of the individual's fragile lifestyles in capitalist society.

Focusing on comparative case experiences drawn from eu, North and South American practices, this research maps out a community of comparable issues and practices, whereas outlining its evolution from the Sixties to the start of the twenty-first century.

This e-book will offer scholars and amateurs of latest paintings and tradition with new insights into modern artwork practices and the severe concerns that they increase about the fabric prestige of the artwork item, the function of the artist in society, and the relation among artwork and daily life.

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