Photography After Conceptual Art

November 8, 2010|
Photography After Conceptual Art by Diarmuid Costello
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Photography After Conceptual Art presents a series of original essays that address substantive theoretical, historical, and aesthetic issues raised by post-1960s photography as a mainstream artistic medium 
  • Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2011
  • Appeals to people interested in artist's use of photography and in contemporary art  
  • Tracks the efflorescence of photography as one of the most important mediums for contemporary art 
  • Explores the relation between recent art, theory and aesthetics, for which photography serves as an important test case 
  • Includes a number of the essays with previously unpublished photographs
  • Artists discussed include Ed Ruscha, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Douglas Huebler, Mel Bochner, Sherrie Levine, Roni Horn, Thomas Demand, and Jeff Wall
Diarmuid Costello is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick. He co-edited (with Dominic Willsdon) The Life and Death of Images: Ethics and Aesthetics (2008), and (with Jonathan Vickery) Art: Key Contemporary Thinkers (2007). His articles have appeared in British Journal of Aesthetics, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Cri...
Title:Photography After Conceptual Art
Dimensions:208 pages
Published:November 8, 2010
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781444333602

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