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

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Nina Felshin
Bay Press, 1995 - Art - 412 pages
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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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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 ... Read full review

But is it art?: the spirit of art as activism

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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 ... Read full review


Nina Felshin Introduction
Robert L Pincus Chapter 1
Patricia C Phillips Chapter 10

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