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Title:
The artist's body
Author:
Warr, Tracey.
Publication Information:
London : Phaidon, 2000.
Physical Description:
304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780714835020
Format :
Book

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Central Library N6494.B63 A773 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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A survey of the use of the artist's body in 20th-century art


Author Notes

Amelia Jones is Head of Art History and Pilkington Chair at the University of Manchester. Among her numerous publications are Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp (Cambridge University Press, 1994) and Body Art/Performing the Subject (University of Minnesota Press, 1998). As curator, Jones has organized exhibitions including 'Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History' at the UCLA/ Armand Hammer Museum (1996). Amelia Jones is noted for her essays on many artists who centre their imagery on their own bodies, among them Vito Acconci,Chris Burden, Robert Morris and Cindy Sherman.

Tracey Warr is an independent British curator and writer. She was previously Lecturer in Fine Art at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford and Researcher in Site-specific Art at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham, Surrey (1997-99). A member of the Editorial Board of Performance Research Journal , her projects have included the Edge Biennales in Newcastle/Glasgow (1990) and London/Madrid (1992). She has curated work by artists such as Marina Abramovic, Stelarc and Helen Chadwick. Warr is currently Director of Arts and Cultural Management at Dartington College of Art, Totnes, Devon.



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