Documents of Contemporary Art Series

40 primary works • 40 total works
An editorial alliance between London's Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press. Each volume in the series is a definitive anthology on a particular theme, practice, or concern that is of central significance to contemporary visual culture. The artists and writers included in these books, like the guest editors who conceive them, represent the…
Animals
4.54
· 13 Ratings · 1 Reviews · 2 editions
Animals
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Information
3.62
· 8 Ratings · 3 Reviews · 1 edition
An art-historical reassessment of…
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The Magazine
3.83
· 6 Ratings · 2 Reviews · 2 editions
The multiple platforms of the digital era have…
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Queer
4.30
· 40 Ratings · 5 Reviews · 2 editions
Key artists' writings that have influenced and…
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Materiality
4.31
· 29 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2015 · 2 editions
Materiality has reappeared as a highly contested…
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Moving Image
4.00
· 11 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2015 · 2 editions
This anthology examines the expanded field of the…
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Systems
3.95
· 22 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2015 · 2 editions
In the late 1950s, experiments such as the…
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Ethics
4.00
· 9 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2015 · 1 edition
The boundary of a contemporary art object or…
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Sexuality
4.29
· 21 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
Tracing the identification of art with sexual…
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Exhibition
4.09
· 11 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
A multivocal critique that emphasizes the crucial…
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The Object
4.20
· 15 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2014 · 2 editions
Discussions of the object as a key to…
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Networks
3.86
· 22 Ratings · published 2014 · 2 editions
Considering art at the center of network theory,…
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Time
4.21
· 33 Ratings · published 2013 · 2 editions
What does 'contemporary' actually mean? This is…
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The Market
4.14
· 7 Ratings · published 2013 · 2 editions
Critical and creative responses to the global art…
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Abstraction
3.83
· 23 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
An examination of contemporary art's engagement…
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Documentary
4.38
· 24 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 2013 · 2 editions
The revival of documentary in art, considered in…
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Memory
4.16
· 58 Ratings · published 2011 · 2 editions
Investigations into the wide array of artistic…
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Dance
4.57
· 30 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2011 · 2 editions
Dance's galvanizing and transformative presence…
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Nature
4.20
· 35 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 2012 · 2 editions
Contemporary artists' radical investigations of…
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The Studio
3.67
· 6 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2012 · 1 edition
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Education
4.11
· 19 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2011 · 2 editions
Art's recent "educational turn" is viewed within…
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Ruins
4.07
· 59 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2011 · 2 editions
A comprehensive examination of "ruins" of the…
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Painting
3.97
· 58 Ratings · 6 Reviews · published 2011 · 2 editions
Essential writings that consider the diverse…
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Sound
3.84
· 45 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2011 · 2 editions
The "sonic turn" in recent art reflects a wider…
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Failure
4.11
· 79 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2010 · 2 editions
Amid the global uncertainties of our times,…
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Chance
4.46
· 35 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2010 · 2 editions
The chance situation or random event--whether as…
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The Sublime
3.99
· 82 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2010 · 2 editions
The continuing relevance and constant reinvention…
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Situation
3.54
· 39 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2009 · 2 editions
Key texts on the notion of "situation" in art and…
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Utopias
4.00
· 43 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2009 · 2 editions
Utopian strategies in contemporary art seen in…
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Appropriation
4.10
· 68 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2009 · 2 editions
Important documents and appraisals of…
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Beauty
4.10
· 41 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 2009 · 2 editions
Key texts on beauty and its revival in…
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The Everyday
4.19
· 81 Ratings · 3 Reviews · published 2008 · 2 editions
Writings on the "turn to the ordinary" in…
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Colour
3.70
· 50 Ratings · 5 Reviews · published 2006 · 2 editions
Writings on color from modernism to the present,…
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The Gothic
4.05
· 61 Ratings · 5 Reviews · 2 editions
The first comprehensive survey of the Gothic in…
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The Artist's Joke
3.81
· 70 Ratings · 10 Reviews · published 2007 · 2 editions
Jokes and humor in avant-garde and contemporary…
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Design and Art
4.23
· 31 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2007 · 2 editions
The first anthology to address the rise of the…
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The Cinematic
3.76
· 72 Ratings · 7 Reviews · published 2007 · 2 editions
Key writings by artists and theorists chart the…
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Participation
3.91
· 298 Ratings · 16 Reviews · published 2006 · 2 editions
Art that seeks to produce situations in which…
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The Archive
3.92
· 103 Ratings · 6 Reviews · published 2006 · 2 editions
The significance of the archive in modernity and…
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Boredom
4.50
· 12 Ratings · 2 editions
Boredom in modern and contemporary art: as…
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