Where Art Belongs (Semiotext PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Where Art Belongs (Semiotext free pdf In Where Art Belongs, Chris Kraus examines artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art. In four interlinked essays, Kraus expands the argument begun in her earlier book Video Green that "the art world is interesting only insofar as it reflects the larger world outside it." Moving from New York to Berlin to Los Angeles to the Pueblo Nuevo barrio of Mexicali, Kraus addresses such subjects as the ubiquity of video, the legacy of the 1960s Amsterdam underground newspaper Suck, and the activities of the New York art collective Bernadette Corporation. She examines the uses of boredom, poetry, privatized prisons, community art, corporate philanthropy, vertically integrated manufacturing, and discarded utopias, revealing the surprising persistence of microcultures within the matrix.Chronicling the sometimes doomed but persistently heroic efforts of small groups of artists to reclaim public space and time, Where Art Belongs describes the trend towards collectivity manifested in the visual art world during the past decade, and the small forms of resistance to digital disembodiment and the hegemony of the entertainment/media/culture industry. For all its faults, Kraus argues, the art world remains the last frontier for the desire to live differently.

About Chris Kraus

Chris Kraus is the author of the novels Aliens and Anorexia, I Love Dick, and Summer of Hate as well as Video Green: Los Angeles Art and the Triumph of Nothingness and Where Art Belongs, all published by Semiotext(e). A Professor of Writing at the European Graduate School, she writes for various magazines and lives in Los Angeles.

Details Book

Author : Chris Kraus
Publisher : Semiotext (E)
Data Published : 11 February 2011
ISBN : 1584350989
EAN : 9781584350989
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Where Art Belongs (Semiotext



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Kraus Project free pdfThe Kraus Project

    A GREAT AMERICAN WRITER'S CONFRONTATION WITH A GREAT EUROPEAN CRITIC--A PERSONAL AND INTELLECTUAL AWAKENINGA hundred years ago. the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe: a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality..


  • The Kraus Project free pdfThe Kraus Project

    A GREAT AMERICAN WRITER'S CONFRONTATION WITH A GREAT EUROPEAN CRITIC--A PERSONAL AND INTELLECTUAL AWAKENINGA hundred years ago. the Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe: a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality..


  • Bernhard Willhelm and Jutta Kraus free pdfBernhard Willhelm and Jutta Kraus

    Drawing inspiration directly from the nursery. Pippi Longstocking. Southern German lederhosen and "Bratwurst culture." the fashion design duo Bernhard Willhelm (born 1972) and Jutta Kraus (born 1972) make clothing that radically intermingles popular culture and highbrow culture..


  • The Musical Life of Joseph Martin Kraus free pdfThe Musical Life of Joseph Martin Kraus

    Joseph Martin Kraus (1756-1792). demonstrated talents as a composer at a young age and went on to lead an illustrious. if brief. career as an acclaimed classical composer. At the age of 26..


  • The Musical Life of Joseph Martin Kraus free pdfThe Musical Life of Joseph Martin Kraus

    Joseph Martin Kraus (1756-1792). demonstrated talents as a composer at a young age and went on to lead an illustrious. if brief. career as an acclaimed classical composer. At the age of 26..


  • Where Art Belongs (Semiotext free pdfWhere Art Belongs (Semiotext

    Where Can I Download Books Online. In Where Art Belongs, Chris Kraus examines artistic enterprises of the past decade that reclaim the use of lived time as a material in the creation of visual art. In