Cher Krause Knight, Harriet F. Senie's A Companion to Public Art PDF

By Cher Krause Knight, Harriet F. Senie

ISBN-10: 1118475321

ISBN-13: 9781118475324

A significant other to Public Art is the one scholarly quantity to envision the most matters, theories, and practices of public paintings on a finished scale.

  • Edited through special students with contributions from artwork historians, critics, curators, and paintings directors, in addition to artists themselves
  • Includes 19 essays in 4 sections: culture, web site, viewers, and important frameworks
  • Covers very important subject matters within the box, together with valorizing sufferers, public paintings in city landscapes and on college campuses, the position of electronic applied sciences, jury choice committees, and the intersection of public artwork and mass media
  • Contains “artist’s philosophy” essays, which tackle higher questions about an artist’s physique of labor and the sector of public artwork, by way of Julian Bonder, eteam (Hajoe Moderegger and Franziska Lamprecht), John Craig Freeman, Antony Gormley, Suzanne Lacy, Caleb Neelon, Tatzu Nishi, Greg Sholette, and Alan Sonfist.

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An exhibition is a show, but a work in the flow of time and rooted in its place puts the fruits of human creativity within the context of sky, tree, mountain, road, building, and weather where it has to contend and communicate with life going on around it without pleading for the special conditions of curatorial or institutional support. Site (both geographic and social) can be the mold out of which a work arises, even if it is temporary. We live in a world of erasure where one new spectacle, play, radio, or television program can erase the memory of the last.

1990. Art and the Public Sphere. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Mulcahy, Kevin and Margaret Jane Wyszomirski, eds. 1995. America’s Commitment to Culture: Government and the Arts. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Nora, Pierre. 1989. ” Representations 26 (Spring: special issue: Memory and Counter‐Memory): 7–24. , Dario Paez, and Bernard Rimé, eds. 1997. Collective Memory of Political Events: Social Psychological Perspectives. Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Perec, Georges. 1997. Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, trans.

References Doss, Erika. 2010. Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Knight, Cher Krause and Harriet F. Senie, eds. 2013. 1 (Spring: special issue). 22 ◼ ◼ ◼ c h e r k r a u s e k n i g h t a n d h a r r i e t f. s e n i e Savage, Kirk. 2009. , the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Savage, Kirk, ed. 2012. 2 (Fall: special issue). Suggested Further Reading Blake, Peter. 1987. ” Interior Design (March): 286–287.

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