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Contemporary Condition: Introductory Thoughts on Contemporaneity and Contemporary Art

Contemporary Condition: Introductory Thoughts on Contemporaneity and Contemporary Art
Library Shelf Location 05.COX
Publication Date 2016
Description

What do we mean when we say that something is contemporary? And what should the designator 'contemporary art' refer to? An immediate response would be that contemporary art is an art of the present, that it somehow addresses and expresses the present. But what is this present? What constitutes the present present or the contemporary contemporary? This first book in the Contemporary Condition series introduces some of the key issues concerning contemporaneity as a defining condition of our historical present. It thus acts as an extended preface to the series as a whole, calling for a rethinking of the deep structures of temporalization that render our present the way it is.

ISBN 9783956792816
Quantity 1
Pages 48p; 18.6 x 11.8 x 0.4 cm
Authors Geoff Cox, Jacob Lund
Format Paperback
Publisher Sternberg Press, Berlin
Category Art Theory/Criticism
Language English

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