But is it Art?: The Spirit of Art as Activism

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Nina Felshin
Bay Press, 1995 - 412 pagine
Nonfiction. Art. Activisim. Criticism and Theory. An anthology that explores the rise of activist public art that agitates for social change. Included are discussions of such leading and controversial artists as: the Guerrilla Girls, Gran Fury, Group Material, Women's Action Coalition, and the Artist and Homeless Collaborative.

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BUT IS IT ART?: The Spirit of Art as Activism

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The lively subject of activist art gets deadening treatment in 12 long, tedious, and repetitive academic essays. Independent curator Felshin characterizes activist art as a ``hybrid'' cultural ... Leggi recensione completa

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The notion that art consists only of carefully framed oil paintings or grandly situated marble statues has been under attack ever since Duchamp signed a urinal and displayed it as a ready-made art ... Leggi recensione completa


Nina Felshin Introduction
Jeff Kelley Chapter
Robert L Pincus Chapter 1

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