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By Anna Dezeuze

What does an assemblage produced from crumpled newspaper have in universal with an empty room within which the lighting fixtures pass off and on each 5 seconds? This e-book argues that they're either examples of a 'precarious' artwork that flourished from the past due Nineteen Fifties to the 1st decade of the twenty-first century, in gentle of a growing to be know-how of the individual's fragile lifestyles in capitalist society.

Focusing on comparative case reviews drawn from ecu, North and South American practices, this learn maps out a community of comparable issues and practices, whereas outlining its evolution from the Nineteen Sixties to the start of the twenty-first century.

This publication will offer scholars and amateurs of up to date paintings and tradition with new insights into modern paintings practices and the severe matters that they elevate in regards to the fabric prestige of the paintings item, the position of the artist in society, and the relation among artwork and daily life.

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