Joan Gibbons's Contemporary Art and Memory: Images of Recollection and PDF

By Joan Gibbons

no matter if exploring the intimate memories which make up the artist’s personal existence historical past or wondering the best way the gallery and museum current public reminiscence, modern paintings, it will appear, is haunted through the earlier. 'Contemporary artwork and reminiscence' is the 1st available survey booklet to discover the topic of reminiscence because it appears to be like in its many guises in modern paintings. taking a look at either own and public reminiscence, Gibbons explores artwork as autobiography, the reminiscence as hint, the function of the archive, revisionist reminiscence and postmemory, in addition to the absence of reminiscence in oblivion. Grounding her dialogue in old precedents, Gibbons explores the paintings of a variety of foreign artists together with Yinka Shonibare MBE, Doris Salcedo, Keith Piper, Jeremy Deller, Judy Chicago, Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Christian Boltanski, Janet Cardiff, invoice Fontana, Pierre Huyghe, Susan Hiller, eastern photographer Miyako Ishiuchi and new media artist George Legrady. 'Contemporary artwork and reminiscence' may be fundamental to all these taken with the ways that artists signify and take into account the past.

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