Blasted Allegories : An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists

Minh-Ha, Trinh T. and Weema, Carrie Mae and Hatch, Connie and Casebere, James and Wojnarowicz, David and Anderson, Laurie and Smithson, Robert and Mullican, Matt and Turyn, Anne and Fiengo, Robert and Levine, Sherrie and Nauman, Bruce and Baldessari, John and Holzer, Jenny and Sekula, Allan and Piper, Adrian and Rosler, Martha and Lawson, Thomas and Bogosian, Eric and Gray, Spalding and Watney, Simon and Kyung Cha, Theresa Hak and Sundiata, Sekou and Hill, Candace and Williams, Reese and Nadin, Peter and Mueller, Cookie and DeJong, Constance and Acker, Kathy and Tillman, Lynne and Indiana, Gary and Jackson, Suzanne and Warrick, Jane and Burgin, Victor and Vicuña, Cecilia and Bleckner, Ross and Salle, David and Halley, Peter and Barry, Judith and Graham, Dan and Wegman, William and Parkerson, Michelle and Rainer, Yvonne and Kolbowski, Silvia and Kruger, Barbara and Prince, Richard and Edgar Heap of Birds. Blasted Allegories : An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; New York, NY: The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 1987.

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Abstract (English)

This collection highlights the use of allegory in artists' writing. 47 contributors fuse varying styles and voices to explore the social construction of identity. Bibl. 13 p.

"In these writings, we are offered a critical investigation of postmodern culture, but without the distancing effects of traditional art criticism. Instead, we are engaged in the pleasures and the self-implicating risks of writers who often use allegory - a texte that "says one thing but means another" - to bridge from the personal to the political, from individual feeling to mass phenomena." -- Dust jacket.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Wallis, Brian (Editor); Minh-Ha, Trinh T. (Author); Weema, Carrie Mae (Author); Tucker, Marcia (Prefacer); Hatch, Connie (Author); Casebere, James (Author); Wojnarowicz, David (Author); Anderson, Laurie (Author); Smithson, Robert (Author); Mullican, Matt (Author); Turyn, Anne (Author); Fiengo, Robert (Author); Levine, Sherrie (Author); Nauman, Bruce (Author); Baldessari, John (Author); Holzer, Jenny (Author); Sekula, Allan (Author); Piper, Adrian (Author); Rosler, Martha (Author); Lawson, Thomas (Author); Bogosian, Eric (Author); Gray, Spalding (Author); Watney, Simon (Author); Kyung Cha, Theresa Hak (Author); Sundiata, Sekou (Author); Hill, Candace (Author); Williams, Reese (Author); Nadin, Peter (Author); Mueller, Cookie (Author); DeJong, Constance (Author); Acker, Kathy (Author); Tillman, Lynne (Author); Indiana, Gary (Author); Jackson, Suzanne (Author); Warrick, Jane (Author); Burgin, Victor (Author); Vicuña, Cecilia (Author); Bleckner, Ross (Author); Salle, David (Author); Halley, Peter (Author); Barry, Judith (Author); Graham, Dan (Author); Wegman, William (Author); Parkerson, Michelle (Author); Rainer, Yvonne (Author); Kolbowski, Silvia (Author); Kruger, Barbara (Author); Prince, Richard (Author); Edgar Heap of Birds (Author)
Dossier: 700 - MODERNISME ET POSTMODERNISME / MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM
Collation: ix, 431 p. : 82 ill. ; 25 x 18 cm
ISBN: 026223128X
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press; New York, NY: The New Museum of Contemporary Art
Keywords: ARTIST'S WRITING; ADVERTISING; AUTOBIOGRAPHY; FEMINISM; WOMAN; FETISHISM; FILM; HOMOSEXUALITY; TELEVISION; VIDEO; PAINTING; CONSUMERISM; NARRATIVE; POETRY; HISTORY; SEXUALITY; ALLEGORY; AIDS; PSYCHIATRY; ARTIST'S CONDITION; IDENTITY; RACISM; SHOPPING
Copyright Statement: New Museum of Contemporary Art; Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Notes:

Reclassified from 100 - THÉORIE / THEORY, 2018-06-29

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Date Deposited: 31 Aug 1988
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2018 15:34
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/484
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