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Art Has No History! : The Making and Unmaking of Modern Art - Edited by John Roberts

Art Has No History!

The Making and Unmaking of Modern Art

Paperback Published: 17th August 1994
ISBN: 9780860914570
Number Of Pages: 327

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Leading art historians and artist-writers discuss some of the most important artists of the postwar period and take a critical look at the construction of modern art history.

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Art Has No History! Reflections on Art History and Historical Materialismp. 1
Francis Picabia: Another Failure to Interpret the Workp. 37
The Difficult Freedom of Ad Reinhardtp. 63
Figuring Jasper Johnsp. 111
Taxinomia and Taxomania: Some Groundwork towards an Evaluation of the Art of Robert Smithsonp. 133
Warhol's Voice, Benys's Face, Crow's Writingp. 156
Truth and Beauty: The Ruined Abstraction of Gerhard Richterp. 180
Victor Burgin's Polysemic Dreamcoatp. 200
Circuit-breaking Desires: Critiquing the Work of Mary Kellyp. 230
Cindy Sherman: Theory and Practicep. 257
Laurie Anderson: Myth, Management and Platitudep. 278
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9780860914570
ISBN-10: 0860914577
Audience: BAG
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 327
Published: 17th August 1994
Publisher: Verso Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1