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"A Companion to Contemporary Art" is a major survey covering the major works and movements, the most important theoretical developments, and the historical, social, political, and aesthetic issues in contemporary art since 1945, primarily in the Euro-American context.
Collects 27 original essays by expert scholars describing the current state of scholarship in art history
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Paperback, 628 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Professional (first published 2005)
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Amelia Jones is an American art historian, art critic and curator specializing in feminist art, body/ performance art, video art and Dadaism. Her written works and approach to modern and contemporary art history are considered revolutionary in that she breaks down commonly assumed opinions and offers brilliantly conceived critiques of the art historical tradition and individual artist's positions ...more
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