New PDF release: Art School: (Propositions for the 21st Century) (MIT Press)

By Steven Henry Madoff

The final explosive switch in paintings schooling got here approximately a century in the past, while the German Bauhaus used to be shaped. this day, dramatic alterations within the paintings global -- its expanding professionalization, the pervasive energy of the artwork marketplace, and primary shifts in art-making itself in our post-Duchampian period -- mixed with a revolution in info expertise, elevate primary questions on the schooling of contemporary artists. Art School(Propositions for the twenty first Century) brings jointly greater than thirty top overseas artists and artwork educators to re-examine the practices of paintings schooling in educational, functional, moral, and philosophical phrases. The essays within the ebook variety over continents, histories, traditions, experiments, and fantasies of schooling. Accompanying the essays are conversations with such well-known artist/educators as John Baldessari, Michael Craig-Martin, Hans Haacke, and Marina Abramovic, in addition to questionnaire responses from a dozen vital artists -- between them Mike Kelley, Ann Hamilton, Guillermo Kuitca, and Shirin Neshat -- approximately their very own studies as scholars. a desirable research of the structure of significant old artwork colleges through the international appears to be like on the courting of the rules in their designs to the foundations of the pedagogy practiced inside of their halls. And during the quantity, consciousness is paid to new tasks and suggestions approximately what an artwork university can and may be within the twenty-first century -- and what it is just not. No different booklet at the topic covers extra of the questions touching on paintings schooling at the present time or bargains extra perception into the pressures, demanding situations, hazards, and possibilities for artists and artwork educators within the years ahead.ContributorsMarina Abramovic, Dennis Adams, John Baldessari, Ute Meta Bauer, Daniel Birnbaum, Saskia Bos, Tania Bruguera, Luis Camnitzer, Michael Craig-Martin, Thierry de Duve, Clémentine Deliss, Charles Esche, Liam Gillick, Boris Groys, Hans Haacke, Ann Lauterbach, Ken Lum, Steven Henry Madoff, Brendan D. Moran, Ernesto Pujol, Raqs Media Collective, Charles Renfro, Jeffrey T. Schnapp, Michael Shanks, Robert Storr, Anton Vidokle

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