Anti-shows: Aptart 1982-84, Exhibition Histories Vol. 8

EditorMargartia Tupitsyn, Victor TupitsynText byMargartia Tupitsyn

Paperback | September 26, 2017

Anti-shows: Aptart 1982-84, Exhibition Histories Vol. 8 by Margartia Tupitsyn
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A collective of artists, a gallery and a movement, APTART was a series of self-organized “anti-shows” that took place in a private apartment and outdoor spaces in Moscow between 1982 and 1984. These covert and anarchic actions, which soon came into conflict with the Soviet authorities, represented a collective attempt to rethink the politics of exhibition-making and the making of a public in the absence of a public sphere.

The first comprehensive publication on APTART, this book presents extensive photographic documentation of all their activities alongside archival texts from contributing artists and documents from the time. Main essays by Margarita Tupitsyn and Victor Tupitsyn offer a detailed elucidation of the movement’s history and guiding concepts; and further analysis is provided by contributions from Alexandra Danilova and Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich, Maja and Reuben Fowkes, Richard Goldstein, Sven Gundlakh, Ilya Kabakov, David Morris and Valerie Smith.
Title:Anti-shows: Aptart 1982-84, Exhibition Histories Vol. 8Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.4 X 6.1 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.4 X 6.1 X 0.8 inPublished:September 26, 2017Publisher:Afterall BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:396098023X

ISBN - 13:9783960980230

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