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Canvases and Careers Today

Criticism and Its Markets

Daniel Birnbaum (Editor), Isabelle Graw (Editor)


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Canvases and Careers Today brings together contributions from the eponymous conference organized by the Institut f r Kunstkritik, Frankfurt am Main. Its goal is to provide deeper insights and more complexity to current debates on the relationship between criticism, art, and the market.

"It was especially interesting for us to watch a kind of transatlantic divide happening. While the US-American participants mostly declared criticism as obsolete while hoping for turning its weakness into a strength, most European participants departed from the opposite diagnosis: that criticism has never been as strong as it is today, since it is now part of a knowledge-based economy."--Isabelle Graw/Daniel Birnbaum

George Baker, Johanna Burton, Merlin Carpenter, Melanie Gilligan, Isabelle Graw, Tom Holert, Branden W. Joseph, John Kelsey, Andr Rottmann, Julia Voss

Institut f r Kunstkritik Series

Sternberg Press, 9781933128474, 148pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2008