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Painting Beyond Itself

The Medium in the Post-Medium Condition

Isabelle Graw (Editor), Ewa Lajer-Burcharth (Editor)


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In response to recent developments in pictorial practice and critical discourse, Painting beyond Itself: The Medium in the Post-medium Condition seeks new ways to approach and historicize the question of the medium. Reaching back to the earliest theoretical and institutional definitions of painting, this book--based on a conference at Harvard University in 2013--focuses on the changing role of materiality in establishing painting as the privileged practice, discourse, and institution of modernity. Myriad conceptions of the medium and its specificity are explored by an international group of scholars, critics, and artists. Painting beyond Itself is a forum for rich historical, theoretical, and practice-grounded conversation.

Carol Armstrong, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Sabeth Buchmann, Ren D moris, Isabelle Graw, David Joselit, Jutta Koether, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Jacqueline Lichtenstein, Julie Mehretu, Matt Saunders, Amy Sillman

Institut f r Kunstkritik Series

Sternberg Press, 9783956790072, 292pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2016