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In this intellectually wide-ranging book John Roberts develops a labor theory of culture as a model for explaining the dynamics of avant-garde art and the expansion of artistic authority in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
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The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade by John Roberts
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A rich and groundbreaking study of conceptual art, from Duchamp to Warhol. Don’t have an account?
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A really staggering work of Marxist art history that roots 20th-century avant-gardism in a deep and somewhat unorthodox take on the readymade and its “rediscovery” by the post-war neo-avant-garde. Intangibilkties Baek added it Jan 11, By situating the instance of conceptual art within an environment of production marked by the structuring logic of the commodity form and social division of labor, he has both restored to art criticism and art history a lost vocation, and delivered to cultural studies and its current explanatory ambitions a demanding challenge.
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