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< i> On the Museum's Ruins< /i> presents Douglas Crimp's criticism of contemporary art, its institutions, and its politics alongside photographic works by the artist Louise Lawler to create a collaborative project that is itself an example of postmodern practice at its most provocative. Crimp elaborates the new paradigm of postmodernism through analyses of art practices broadly conceived, not only the practices of artists — Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Marcel Broodthaers, Richard Serra, Sherrie Levine, and Robert Mapplethorpe — but those of critics and curators, of international exhibitions, and of new or refurbished museums such as the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart and the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.< br /> < br /> < b> The essays< /b> < br /> < br /> < br /> - Photographs at the End of Modernism.< br /> < br /> - On the Museum's Ruins.< br /> < br /> - The Museum's Old, the Library's New Subject.< br /> < br /> - The End of Painting.< br /> < br /> - The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism.< br /> < br /> - Appropriating Appropriation.< br /> < br /> - Redefining Site Specificity.< br /> < br /> - This is Not a Museum of Art.< br /> < br /> - The Art of Exhibition.< br /> < br /> - The Postmodern Museum.

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On the Museum's Ruins presents Douglas Crimp's criticism of contemporary art, its institutions, and its politics alongside photographic works by the artist Louise Lawler to create a collaborative project that is itself an example of postmodern practice at its most provocative. Crimp elaborates the new paradigm of postmodernism through analyses of art practices broadly conceived, not only the practices of artists — Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Marcel Broodthaers, Richard Serra, Sherrie Levine, and Robert Mapplethorpe — but those of critics and curators, of international exhibitions, and of new or refurbished museums such as the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart and the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.The essays :- Photographs at the End of Modernism.- On the Museum's Ruins.- The Museum's Old, the Library's New Subject.- The End of Painting.- The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism.- Appropriating Appropriation.- Redefining Site Specificity.- This is Not a Museum of Art.- The Art of Exhibition.- The Postmodern Museum.

About the Author

Douglas Crimp is Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History at the University of Rochester. He is the author of On the Museum's Ruins and Melancholia and Moralism: Essays on AIDS and Queer Politics, both published by the MIT Press.

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ISBN:
9780262531269
Author:
Lawler, Louise
Author:
Lawler, Louise
Author:
Crimp, Douglas
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Photography, Artistic
Subject:
Postmodernism
Subject:
Art museums
Subject:
Modernism
Subject:
Art and photography
Subject:
Avant-garde
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
On The Museum's Ruins
Series Volume:
R1050
Publication Date:
19950327
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7 in

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"Synopsis" by , On the Museum's Ruins presents Douglas Crimp's criticism of contemporary art, its institutions, and its politics alongside photographic works by the artist Louise Lawler to create a collaborative project that is itself an example of postmodern practice at its most provocative. Crimp elaborates the new paradigm of postmodernism through analyses of art practices broadly conceived, not only the practices of artists — Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Marcel Broodthaers, Richard Serra, Sherrie Levine, and Robert Mapplethorpe — but those of critics and curators, of international exhibitions, and of new or refurbished museums such as the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart and the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin.The essays :- Photographs at the End of Modernism.- On the Museum's Ruins.- The Museum's Old, the Library's New Subject.- The End of Painting.- The Photographic Activity of Postmodernism.- Appropriating Appropriation.- Redefining Site Specificity.- This is Not a Museum of Art.- The Art of Exhibition.- The Postmodern Museum.
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