Corporal Politics

Hall, Donald and Laqueur, Thomas and Posner, Helaine. Corporal Politics. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center; Boston, MA: s.n., 1992.

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Abstract (English)

Hall's essay outlines the political circumstances and implications surrounding the National Endowment for the Arts' refusal to fund the exhibition. Laqueur writes a history of human understanding of bodily functions and assesses the artists' work in this context. Posner discusses this issue within the context of the history of representation of the body. Artist's statements. Biographical notes. 152 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Hall, Donald (Author); Laqueur, Thomas (Author); Posner, Helaine (Curator); Posner, Helaine (Author); Kline, Katy (Prefacer)
Dossier: 360 - M.I.T. LIST VISUAL ARTS CENTER (Cambridge, MA)
Collation: 72 p. : 25 ill. col. ; 28 x 22 cm
ISBN: 080706601X
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center; Boston, MA: s.n.
Artists: Bourgeois, Louise; Gober, Robert; LoCURTO, LILLA; Outcault, William; Messager, Annette; Pondick, Rona; Smith, Kiki; Wojnarowicz, David
Art Organizations: M.i.t. List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge, MA)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 12 Dec. 1992 - 14 Feb. 1993, MIT List Visual Arts Center (Cambridge).
Keywords: AIDS; BODY; CENSORSHIP; PORNOGRAPHY; NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS (NEA)
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 1993
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:38
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/4778
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