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Conceptual Art

A Critical Anthology

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Conceptual art,
  • Minimalist art,
  • Theory of art,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Conceptual,
  • Criticism,
  • Art / Fine Arts

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlexander Alberro (Editor), Blake Stimson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages623
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9777962M
    ISBN 100262511177
    ISBN 109780262511179

    Mar 31,  · “In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work,” LeWitt wrote. “When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair.” That planning is, essentially, a . Find a huge variety of new & used Art Conceptual books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Art Conceptual books at Alibris.

    Read this book on Questia. Art devoid of ideas is seldom good art. Ideas can wear many guises in an artistic context: they can be highly focused and convey one specific concern (such as the idea of the threat of domestic violence), or, alternatively, they can be quite indefinite (such as the idea of the wilderness of nature as evocative of the sublime). Art After Conceptual Art tracks the various legacies of conceptualist practice over the past three decades. This collection of essays by art historians from Europe and the Americas introduces and develops the idea that conceptual art generated several different, and even contradictory, forms of art .

    The book that influenced me the most and helped me understand conceptual art was "Pure Beauty" It discusses the art of John Baldessari. The writers did an amazing job in detailing the process that John used. You will get an understanding of the hi. Apr 09,  · Conceptual art was rebellious to its core, a banger in the face of what it saw as stuffy, elitist modernism. This is why Greenberg was a target, though it might also be observed that he had Author: Olivia Laing.


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May 14,  · It was very brief and I felt I needed a more in-depth understanding and would recommend "Conceptual Art" by Tony Godfrey, after reading only the two books.

Because of its brevity, there is some use of jargon, but otherwise it was accessible. To get the most out of this book you should have a fair amount of "art speak" jargon in your vocabulary/5(2). May 03,  · The best "explanation" of conceptual art in this book is by the philospher Arthur C Danto.

He suggests that at some point art moved from the purely aesthetic to the purely philosophical; without a theoretical background it is very difficult to see why a Brillo box or a neon light that glows and pulsates the words "Eat and Die" is considered art/5(9).

Conceptual art favours an engagement with such questions. As the variety of illustrations in this book shows, it can take many forms: photographs, videos, posters, billboards, charts, plans and, especially, language itself.

Tony Godfrey has written a clear, lively and informative account of /5. Conceptual Art book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As befits an art of the mind, 'Conceptual art' poses problems right from th /5(1). ‘King’ Concept by Felix Yoon from one of the best concept art books ever: ‘The Skillful Huntsman’ My favorite concept art books have two things in common.

1.) The work inside is so inspiring that every time I open one of them, I’m overtaken by a wave of pure, tingling fandom. Conceptual Art Library Possibly the most abused word in the art lexicon, “conceptual” refers to any art work in which the idea is the work’s most important aspect.

“When an artist uses a conceptual form of art,” wrote Sol LeWitt in his “Paragraphs on Conceptual Art,” “it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair.

LeWitt’s "Paragraphs on Conceptual Art" (), published in the widely read magazine "Artforum," helped solidify some of the tenets shared by many Conceptual artists. He explained, "In Conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair.".

Conceptual art was first so named in by the American theorist and composer Henry Flynt and described in his essay “Concept Art” (). The term had international currency by when LeWitt published his influential “Sentences on Conceptual Art.”. Tony Godfrey, author of Conceptual Art (Art & Ideas) (), asserts that conceptual art questions the nature of art, a notion that Joseph Kosuth elevated to a definition of art itself in his seminal, early manifesto of conceptual art, Art after Philosophy ().

This is an extraordinary work of archeology in conceptual art, full of surprises. The book brings back to life an incredible array of discussions about rich cultural issues that developed in the West from the mids to the mids.

Conceptual Art From the Aesthetic of Administration to the Critique of Institutions* BENJAMIN H. BUCHLOH This monster called beauty is not eternal. We know that our breath had no beginning and will never stop, but we can, above all, conceive of the world's creation and its end.

- Apollinaire, Les peintres cubistes. Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1, titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children.

Apr 23,  · Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective Between Dematerialization and Documentation. Published by Valiz/vis-à-vis. By Nathalie Zonnenberg. Conceptual Art in a Curatorial Perspective focuses on the curatorial practice of exhibiting conceptual art. The fact that conceptual works are frequently not object-based creates challenges when exhibiting them.

At the beginning of the decade, prior to the organized onset of Conceptual art inthe fusion of Fluxus and Pop had led to works such as Robert Morris's Card File () and Ed Ruscha's Twenty-Six Gasoline Stations (), in which certain positions that would subsequently determine Conceptual art were firmly established: in Ruscha's work this meant an emphasis on photography and the form of.

Conceptual art: a critical anthology User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. These two compilations, one a show catalog, the other an anthology of artists' writings, review one of the most 4/5(3).

Conceptual Art & Art of the s: Books. 1 - 20 of results From Instagram sensation Kristina Webb (@colour_me_creative) comes a completely original and unique book to inspire and unlock your fdn2018.com Me Creative gives readers a firsthand look into Kristina's personal life, including her exotic upbringing and the inspirational.

Read more about this on Questia. Recording Conceptual Art: Early Interviews with Barry, Huebler, Kaltenbach, Lewitt, Morris, Oppenheim, Siegelaub, Smithson, and Weiner By Alexander Alberro; Patricia Norvell University of California Press, Apr 06,  · The Conceptual art movement is probably the most radical and the most controversial plane in modern and contemporary fdn2018.com artists, experts and art historians even dismiss it as art.

Conceptual art is based on the notion that the essence of art is an idea, or concept, and may exist distinct from and in the absence of an object as its representation. In conceptual art the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair.

LeWitt, ‘Paragraphs on Conceptual Art’. Several of the books classified as “conceptual artists’ books” were created by artists involved in the Conceptual Art movement.

This movement was rooted in the notion that the essence of art is an idea, or concept, and that it may exist separately from, and in the absence of, an object as its representation.

Artist Neil Blevins, artist/writer Bill Zahn and writer Stephan Bugaj have had a successful kickstarter campaign for book their The Story.Summary of Conceptual Art. Conceptual art is a movement that prizes ideas over the formal or visual components of art works. An amalgam of various tendencies rather than a tightly cohesive movement, Conceptualism took myriad forms, such as performances, happenings, and ephemera.Jul 26,  · Sometimes art is paintings, and sometimes it's a chair.

Why? Let's learn about "Conceptual Art," where the idea is more important than the form. Oh, and take.