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By Glenn Adamson,Julia Bryan-Wilson

ISBN-10: 0500239339

ISBN-13: 9780500239339

The first booklet to handle the importance of the fabrics and strategies used to make modern artworks

Today, artists may be able to create utilizing a number of tools of production—from portray to electronic applied sciences to crowdsourcing—some of which might were extraordinary quite a few a long time in the past. but, while our technique of making paintings develop into extra awesome and numerous, they're virtually by no means addressed of their specificity. whereas critics and audience are likely to concentrate on the completed items we see in museums and galleries, authors Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson argue that the fabrics and strategies backstage used to make works of art also are very important to present concerns of authorship and to realizing the commercial and social contexts from which artwork emerges.

This wide-ranging exploration of alternative tools and media in paintings because the Nineteen Fifties comprises 9 chapters that concentrate on person techniques of constructing: portray, Woodworking, construction, acting, Tooling Up, Cashing In, Fabricating, Digitizing, and Crowdsourcing. particular examples are interwoven with the dialogue, together with visuals that exhibit the intricacies of concepts and fabrics. Artists featured comprise Ai Weiwei, Alice Aycock, Isa Genzken, Los Carpinteros, Paul Pfeiffer, Doris Salcedo, Santiago Sierra, and Rachel Whiteread.  

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