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Global Studies: Mapping Contemporary Art and Culture

Posted on August 26 2016

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Global Studies: Mapping Contemporary Art and Culture │Edited by Peter Weibel , Edited by Professor for Art History and Media Theory Hans Belting , Edited by Andrea Buddensieg , Edited by Jacob Birken


This is the third volume in Hans Belting and Peter Weibel's "Global Art and the Museum "series, which analyzes how globalization affects the industry of contemporary art. Alongside case studies of individual artists, "Global Studies" outlines the histories of various regional art practices, exhibitions and ideologies. Among the topics covered are Indonesia's art market bubble; Austrian documentary filmmakers "Intersections "series; Zimbabwean stone sculpture of the past decade; Alighiero Boetti's Afghan embroideries; the influence of Chinese aesthetics on the opening ceremony at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Among the contributing scholars are Chrischona Schmidt, Irina Vogelsang, Carol Yinghua Lu, Adele Tan, Anthony Gardner, Julia T.S. Binter, Isabel Seliger, Birgit Hopfener, Ding Ning, Patrick D. Flores, Monica Juneja, Cathrine Bublatzsky, Elizabeth Harney, Agung Hujatnika, Anne Linden and Rania Gaafar.


Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 170 x 238 x 32mm | 1,102.22g
  • Hatje Cantz
  • Ostfildern, Germany
  • English
  • 100 illustrations, ca. 50 in colour, ca. 50 in duotone
  • 3775732020
  • 9783775732024
  • 411,105


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