Culture and Commentary : An Eighties Perspective

Halbreich, Kathy and Culot, Maurice and Mahdavi, Vijak and Thomas, Michael M. and Turkle, Sherry and Watney, Simon and Nadal-Giard, Bernardo. Culture and Commentary : An Eighties Perspective. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1990.

On-site consultation

Abstract (English)

In this catalogue of 15 international artists, Halbreich recounts a history of the 1980s of both the political and cultural spheres. While Culot meditates on the problem of the mass media and publicity in the art market for the young artist, Madahvi discusses the moral ambivalance of genetic engineering. Also includes essays by Nadal-Girard, Thomas, Turkle, and Watney. Biographical notes. 100 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Halbreich, Kathy (Author); Culot, Maurice (Author); Mahdavi, Vijak (Author); Thomas, Michael M. (Author); Turkle, Sherry (Author); Watney, Simon (Author); Nadal-Giard, Bernardo (Author); Demetrion, James T. (Prefacer)
Dossier: 360 - HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN (Washington, DC)
Collation: 196 p. : 128 ill. (50 col.) ; 28 x 22 cm
ISBN: 0962320323
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution
Artists: Anderson, Laurie; Armajani, Siah; Clemente, Francesco; Coleman, James; Cragg, Tony; Fritsch, Katharina; Gober, Robert; Holzer, Jenny; Koons, Jeff; Levine, Sherrie; Morimura, Yasumasa; Mucha, Reinhard; Schnabel, Julian; Sherman, Cindy; Wall, Jeff
Art Organizations: Hirshhorn Museum And Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 8 Feb. - 6 May 1990, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington).
Keywords: ART AND SOCIETY; MODERNISM; POSTMODERNISM; IDENTITY; BODY
Deposited by: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 1994
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 15:30
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/7257
Edit this item (login required):
View Item