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By Anna Dezeuze

What does an assemblage made from crumpled newspaper have in universal with an empty room within which the lighting pass off and on each 5 seconds? This ebook argues that they're either examples of a 'precarious' artwork that flourished from the past due Nineteen Fifties to the 1st decade of the twenty-first century, in mild of a starting to be knowledge of the individual's fragile lifestyles in capitalist society.

Focusing on comparative case experiences drawn from ecu, North and South American practices, this research maps out a community of comparable matters and practices, whereas outlining its evolution from the Nineteen Sixties to the start of the twenty-first century.

This publication will offer scholars and amateurs of latest artwork and tradition with new insights into modern paintings practices and the severe concerns that they bring up in regards to the fabric prestige of the artwork item, the position of the artist in society, and the relation among artwork and daily life.

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