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Who's afraid of contemporary art / an A to Z guide to the art world / Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi.

An, Kyung, (author). Cerasi, Jessica, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780500292747
  • Physical Description: 136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-131) and index.
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Art, what for? What's it all about? : from idea to artwork -- Bringing you up to speed. How did we get here? : contemporary before contemporary -- Contemporary. What makes it so contemporary? : Tino Sehgal, this is so contemporary, 2005 -- Dream academy. How do art students become artists? : interns -- Emperor's new clothes. What makes it art? : Piero Manzoni, Artist's shit, 1961 -- Flashmobs. What's next in the art world calendar? : Venice Biennale -- Geeks and techies. When did it all get so technical? : Internet art -- Histories. Whose story is the story of art? : Guerrilla girls -- It's the thought that counts. Can a concept be a work of art? : Felix Gonzalez-Torres, 'candy spills', 1990-93 -- Joining the dots. What do curators do? : the exhibition schedule, from idea to install -- Knowing your audience. Can art really be for everyone? : Fun! -- Lovers and haters. Who decides what matters? : Turner Prize -- Money, money, money! Why is it so expensive? : The 'Business artist' -- Next big thing. What is the role of galleries? : art basel -- Oh no you didn't! Is that really necessary? : Santiago Sierra -- Picasso baby. Why does everyone want in on art? : Kanye West, a minimalist in a rapper's body -- Quality control. What is the role of museums? : museum acquisitions -- Rattling the cage. Can art build a better world? : Tania Bruguera -- State presence. What is performance art? : Marina Abramovic -- TLC: tender loving conservation. How can we make sure our art survives? : when new media becomes 'old' media -- Under construction. What should museums look like? : Saadiyat Island's Cultural District -- Visitor activated. Can I touch it? : Yayoi Kusama, The Obliteration room, 2002-present -- WTF?! What on earth am I looking at? : International Art English -- X marks the spot. What is the role of public art? Banksy for all -- Yesterday, today and tomorrow. How is the art world changing? : funding -- Zoning out. Why bother? : Theaster Gates, Dorchester Projects, 2009-present.
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"Contemporary art can be pretty baffling, but Kyung An and Jessica Cerasi are on had to bring you up to speed. This A to Z guide offers concise and pointed insights into today's art scene, explaining what curators do, demystifying conceptual art and answering all the questions about contemporary art you were too afraid to ask.
Subject: Art, Modern > 21st century.

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