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The Resource Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition : politicized art under late socialism, edited by Aleš Erjavec ; with a foreword by Martin Jay and contributions by Boris Groys ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition : politicized art under late socialism, edited by Aleš Erjavec ; with a foreword by Martin Jay and contributions by Boris Groys ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

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Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition : politicized art under late socialism
Title
Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition
Title remainder
politicized art under late socialism
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edited by Aleš Erjavec ; with a foreword by Martin Jay and contributions by Boris Groys ... [et al.]
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eng
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DLC
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709/.171/709049
LC call number
N6494.P66
LC item number
P684 2003
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  • Erjavec, Aleš
  • Groĭs, Boris
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  • Postmodernism
  • Socialism and art
  • Art
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The Berlin Wall was coming down, the Soviet Union was dissolving, Communist China was well on its way down the capitalist path; the world was witnessing political and social transformations without precedent. Artists, seeing it all firsthand, responded with a revolution of their own. What form this revolution took--how artists in the 1980s marked their societies' traumatic transition from decaying socialism to an insecure future--emerges in this remarkable volume. With in-depth perspectives on art and artists in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans and Mitteleuropa, China, and Cuba--all from scholars and art critics who were players in the tumultuous cultural landscapes they describe--this stunningly illustrated collection captures a singular period in the history of world art, and a critical moment in the cultural and political transition from the last century to our own. Authors Ales Erjavec, Gao Minglu, Boris Groys, Péter György, Gerardo Mosquera, and Misko Suvakovic observe distinct national differences in artistic responses to the social and political challenges of the time. But their essays also reveal a clear pattern in the ways in which artists registered the exhaustion of the socialist vision and absorbed the influence of art movements such as constructivism, pop art, and conceptual art, as well as the provocations of western pop culture. Indebted to but not derived from capitalist postmodernism, the result was a unique version of postsocialist postmodernism, an artistic/political innovation clearly identified and illustrated for the first time in these pages
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Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition : politicized art under late socialism, edited by Aleš Erjavec ; with a foreword by Martin Jay and contributions by Boris Groys ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations vii -- Acknowledgments xiii MARTIN JAY Foreword xv --ALES ERJAVEC Introduction i --BORIS GROYS The Other Gaze: Russian Unofficial Art's -- View of the Soviet World 55 --MISKO SUVAKOVIC Art as a Political Machine: Fragments on -- the Late Socialist and Postsocialist Art of -- Mitteleuropa and the Balkans 90 --ALES ERJAVEC Neue Slowenische Kunst-New -- Slovenian Art: Slovenia, Yugoslavia, -- Self-Management, and the 198os 135 --PETER GYORGY Hungarian Marginal Art in the Late -- Period of State Socialism 175 --GERARDO MOSQUERA The New Cuban Art 208 --GAO MINGLU Post-Utopian Avant-Garde Art in -- China 247 List of Contributors 285 -- Index 287
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OCM1bookssj0000224969
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unknown
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9780520233348
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(alk. paper)
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2002027173
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000224969
Label
Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition : politicized art under late socialism, edited by Aleš Erjavec ; with a foreword by Martin Jay and contributions by Boris Groys ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: List of Illustrations vii -- Acknowledgments xiii MARTIN JAY Foreword xv --ALES ERJAVEC Introduction i --BORIS GROYS The Other Gaze: Russian Unofficial Art's -- View of the Soviet World 55 --MISKO SUVAKOVIC Art as a Political Machine: Fragments on -- the Late Socialist and Postsocialist Art of -- Mitteleuropa and the Balkans 90 --ALES ERJAVEC Neue Slowenische Kunst-New -- Slovenian Art: Slovenia, Yugoslavia, -- Self-Management, and the 198os 135 --PETER GYORGY Hungarian Marginal Art in the Late -- Period of State Socialism 175 --GERARDO MOSQUERA The New Cuban Art 208 --GAO MINGLU Post-Utopian Avant-Garde Art in -- China 247 List of Contributors 285 -- Index 287
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000224969
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780520233348
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002027173
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000224969

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