Sep 19, 2019
Appropriation
Posted by David Evans

Important documents and appraisals of appropriation art from Duchamp s readymades to feminist and postcolonial critique.Scavenging, replicating, or remixing, many influential artists today reinvent a legacy of stealing images and forms from other makers Among the diverse, often contestatory strategies included under the heading appropriation are the readymade, d tournImportant documents and appraisals of appropriation art from Duchamp s readymades to feminist and postcolonial critique.Scavenging, replicating, or remixing, many influential artists today reinvent a legacy of stealing images and forms from other makers Among the diverse, often contestatory strategies included under the heading appropriation are the readymade, d tournement, pastiche, rephotography, recombination, simulation and parody Although appropropriation is often associated with the 1980s practice of such artists as Peter Halley, Sherrie Levine, Richard Prince, and Cindy Sherman, as well as the critical discourse of postmodernism and the simulacral theory of Jean Baudrillard, appropriation s significance for art is not limited by that cultural and political moment In an expanded art historical frame, this book recontextualizes avant garde photomontage, the Duchampian readymade, and the Pop image among such alternative precursors as Francis Picabia, Bertolt Brecht, Guy Debord, Akasegawa Genpei, Dan Graham, Cildo Meireles, and Martha Rosler In the recent work of many artists, including Mike Kelley, Glenn Ligon, Pierre Huyghe, and Aleksandra Mir, among others, appropriation is central to their critique of the contemporary world and vision for alternative futuresArtists surveyed include Akasegawa Genpei, Santiago Alvarez, Art Workers Coalition, Ross Bleckner, Marcel Broodthaers, Victor Burgin, Maurizio Cattelan, Hans Peter Feldmann, Douglas Gordon, Johan Grimonprez, Peter Halley, Hank Herron, Pierre Huyghe, Mike Kelley, Idris Khan, Barbara Kruger, Sherrie Levine, Glenn Ligon, Steve McQueen, Alexandra Mir, Keith Piper, Richard Prince, Jorma Puranen, Cindy Sherman, John Stezaker, Retort, Martha Rosler, Philip Taaffe.Writers includeMalek Alloula, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Nicolas Bourriaud, Benjamin H D Buchloh, Johanna Burton, Douglas Crimp, Thomas Crow, Guy Debord, Georges Didi Huberman, Marcel Duchamp, Okwui Enwezor, Jean Luc Godard, Isabelle Graw, Boris Groys, Raoul Hausmann, Sven Lutticken, Cildo Meireles, Kobena Mercer, Slobodan Mijuskovic, Laura Mulvey, Jo Spence, Elisabeth Sussman, Lisa Tickner, Reiko Tomii, Andy Warhol.

  • Title: Appropriation
  • Author: David Evans
  • ISBN: 9780262550703
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Paperback
  • Appropriation Important documents and appraisals of appropriation art from Duchamp s readymades to feminist and postcolonial critique Scavenging replicating or remixing many influential artists today reinvent a

    Matt

    Like The Map as Art, I picked up Appropriation purely based on my fascination with the subject matter, with no particular knowledge of its quality. Also like that book, it has some pretty serious problems.The biggest problem is that most authors seem to take an overly narrow view of what appropriation in art actually is and can be. As I learned while writing my Popmatters article on the subject (popmatters/pm/feature/), the methods that can be grouped under the heading of "Appropriation" are so [...]


    Larry

    Was interested in Appropriation is 20th century art but not familiar enough with the majority of the artist's works to read analysis of them. Maybe in the future with a stack of art books at my side.



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