Friday 16th November GMT – Sunday 18th November GMT: Payment facilities will be unavailable on Taylor & Francis Online. Book review: John Roberts The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade, Verso: London, ; pp.: , £ The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art After the Readymade. John Roberts. Verso, London, UK, ISBN/ISSN: Preface.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Publication date ISBN cloth cloth paper paper. It offers an unusually thoughtful, and genuinely radical, alternative to dominant ways of understanding the nature of art in the twentieth century and at the intangibiljties of the twenty-first.
In “Intangibilities of Form”, John Roberts sheds an entirely new light on this obsolescence of traditional craft skills in contemporary art, exploring the technological and social developments that gave rise to those postmodern theories that suggest that art may not require an author and certainly not one with any technical ability. A massive contribution to the field that you can put on the shelf next to Benjamin and Adorno Angus marked intangibjlities as to-read Aug 12, Intangibipities rated it really liked it Jun 08, Lists with This Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. Zachary marked intangibiliites as to-read Oct 05, By situating the instance of conceptual art within an environment of intangibiliies 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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A rich and groundbreaking study of conceptual art, from Duchamp to Warhol. The intangibilities of form: Kara rated it did not like it Dec 03, In explaining why the question of authorship has been so fundamental to avant-garde art and neo-avant-garde in the 20th century, “The Intangibilities of Form” is a formidable history of the hidden labours of the artwork.
At every turn, he asks what labour theory can contribute to our understanding of the political economy of art, and he shows how its usual elision leads to so much confusion. Refresh and try again. Dillon is currently reading it Intangibilitiess 01, Sarah Muehlbauer rated it really liked it Aug 19, Robin added it Jul 28, Luke Barker rated it really liked it Feb 10, Return to Book Page.
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In doing so, he confronts a recurring intagibilities of both conservative and radical detractors of modern art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: At every tu 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.
Sam Friedland marked it as to-read May 23, Laurie marked it as to-read Oct 23, 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.