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Dada's Boys: Identity and Play in Contemporary Art

Dada's Boys: Identity and Play in Contemporary Art
Library Shelf Location 05.HOPK
Publication Date
Description Lavishly illustrated, extensive essay offering perspectives on dada, contemporary art and gender by David Hopkins Published to accompany the show of the same name, Dada's Boys is the brainchild of David Hopkins, Professor of Art History at Glasgow University, an acknowledged authority on Marcel Duchamp and surrealism and a writer on contemporary art. In it, Hopkins uses a new idea about the dada work of Duchamp, Francis Picabia and Man Ray as the basis for a discussion of recent art. Identifying a hitherto under-researched 'Duchampian discourse around male identity', Accessible to students and non-academics alike this book also includes the work of Knut Asdam, Matthew Barney, John Bock, Roderick Buchanan, Angus Fairhurst, Keith Farquhar, Douglas Gordon, Damien Hirst, Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, Sarah Lucas, Paul McCarthy and Richard Prince. Winner of AXA Art Catalogue Award: Runner Up 2006
ISBN 0947912096
Quantity 1
Pages 112
Authors David Hopkins, Fiona Bradley
Format Paperback
Publisher Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Related Artists Douglas Gordon, Jeff Koons, Marcel Duchamp, Martin Kippenberger, Paul McCarthy, Richard Prince, Roderick Buchanan, Knut Asdam, John Bock, Francis Picabia, Lee Miller, Angus Fairhurst, Man Ray, Keith Farquhar, Damien Hirst, Matthew Barney, Sarah Lucas
Categories Art Styles and Movements, Art Theory/Criticism
Keywords Identity, Gender issues, Masculinity
Language English

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