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Author LinkSmith, Terry(Terry E.)
Title LinkContemporary art : world currents / Terry Smith.
Imprint Upper Saddle River [N.J.] : Prentice Hall, c2011.
Description 348 p. :  ill. (chiefly col.) ;  29 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: General introduction: Contemporary Art in transition: from Late Modern Art to now. -- I. Becoming contemporary in Euroamerica. Late Modern Art becomes contemporary -- Transformations in Late Modern Art: its contemporary aspects -- Situationism, Gutai, happenings: art into life-life into art -- Pop: the social mirror, refracted -- The object materialized: Minimalism -- Earthworks: extending sculpture’s field -- Conceptualism: reconceiving art -- Political interventions: direct democracy, body, self, sexuality -- 1. The Contemporary Art boom. -- The postmodern return to figuration -- The two Germanys -- Trauma of the victimized -- The Italian transavantgarde -- The American scene again -- British schools -- Critical Postmodernism -- Retro-sensational Art -- Remodernism in sculpture and photography -- Big photography -- Spectacle architecture as Contemporary Art -- Contemporary Art becomes a style -- II. The transnational transition. Introduction -- 3. Russia and (East of) Europe -- Russia -- Art under Late Socialism -- Russian Art becomes Contemporary -- Late Cold War Modern Art elsewhere (East of) Europe -- Parodies of official imagery -- Performance Art tests the limits -- Czechoslovakia -- Hungary -- The Baltic nations -- After the Fall: Post-Communist Art? -- Romania -- The breakup of Yugoslavia -- Beyond "Eastern" and "Central" versus "Western" Europe -- Translating the European ideal -- 4. South and Central America, the Caribbean -- South America -- Argentina -- Brazil -- Colombia -- Chile -- Mexico -- Cuba -- Elsewhere in the Caribbean -- Seeing the world’s currents --
Contents: 5. China and East Asia -- China -- Modern Chinese Art -- Contemporary Chinese Art -- Taiwan -- Japan -- Experimental Art in the 1950s to 1970s -- Contemporary Art -- Korea -- 6. India, South and Southeast Asia -- India -- Pakistan -- Thailand -- Indonesia -- The Philippines -- 7. Oceania -- Papua New Guinea -- Aotearoa / New Zealand -- Australia -- 8. Africa. -- Modern Art in Africa -- South Africa under Apartheid -- Popular painting and sculpture in Central Africa -- Commercial to Art Photography -- South Africa after Apartheid -- African Art enters the international circuit -- 9. West Asia. Iraq -- Jordan -- Iran -- Palestine -- Israel -- From Hurufiyah to Contemporary Cosmopolitanism -- III. Contemporary concerns. Introduction -- 10. World pictures: making Art politcally -- One world -- Global networks -- Intervening critically -- Profiles in Shadowland -- Bare labor -- 11. Climate change: Art and Ecology. -- Art and Environmentalism -- Crisis and catastrophe -- Collective actions, sustainable solutions -- Designs for living -- Experimental geography -- Imaging the future Dystopia -- Eco-chic, greenwashing, spectacle -- 12. Social media: affects of time. Mediation, immersion, intervention, agency -- To be with time is all we ask -- 13. Coda: Permanent transition.
Subject LinkArt, Modern -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.
LinkArt, Modern -- 21st century -- Themes, motives.

System Number 000663256
ISBN Link9780205034406 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link0205034403 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link9780205789719
Link0205789714

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