Peter Osborne's Anywhere or Not At All: Philosophy of Contemporary Art PDF

By Peter Osborne

ISBN-10: 1781680949

ISBN-13: 9781781680940

ISBN-10: 1781681139

ISBN-13: 9781781681138

A new analyzing of the philosophy of latest paintings through the writer of The Politics of Time.

Contemporary artwork is the article of inflated and broadly divergent claims. what sort of discourse will help us supply it a severe experience? at any place or by no means is an immense philosophical intervention in paintings conception that demanding situations the phrases of confirmed positions via a brand new method instantly philosophical, historic, social and art-critical. starting off the declare that ‘contemporary paintings is postconceptual art’, the publication elaborates a sequence of conceptual buildings and interpretations of works via Navjot Altaf, the Atlas team, Amar Kanwar, Sol LeWitt, Gordon Matta-Clark, Gerhard Richter and Robert Smithson, between others. It concludes with new bills of the institutional and existential complexities of ‘art area’ and ‘art time’. wherever or on no account maps out the conceptual coordinates for an artwork that's either severe and modern within the period of worldwide capitalism.

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