Where Art Belongs

Where Art Belongs Where Art Belongs Chris Kraus Examines Artistic Enterprises Of The Past Decade That Reclaim The Use Of Lived Time As A Material In The Creation Of Visual Art Full Description Chris Kraus writes The poetics of marketing since everything is available, the point is no longer to have things but to use them as stations in eternal flux, leveraging into the infinite Trump Baja Owning here is just the beginning Farcreativity goes into the marketing of products than into the products themselves Likewise, the fact of the disappeared object is key to conceptual art, a term that like capitalism is oxymoronic all art now is conceptual, deriving its value only thro Chris Kraus writes The poetics of marketing since everything is available, the point is no longer to have things but to use them as stations in eternal flux, leveraging into the infinite Trump Baja Owning here is just the beginning Farcreativity goes into the marketing of products than into the products themselves Likewise, the fact of the disappeared object is key to conceptual art, a term that like capitalism is oxymoronic all art now is concep
Chris Kraus writing on art is very refreshing Anecdotal, personal, personally engaged, with no pretense of critical distance. Near the tail end of Chris Kraus landmark, genre defining, what else can I say masterpiece I Love Dick, Kraus devotes almost an entire letter to tracing the career of often overlooked artist Hannah Wilke Wilke, known mainly for her S.O.S Starification Object Series, is a complicated figure Producing self portraiture, sculptures, and performance pieces utilizing her own nude body, she, as Kraus describes, became a piece of roadkill for the artpress jackals Torn literally apart Her naked b Near the tail end of Chris Kraus landma
Kraus thinks about art outside the museum context, the place where, as the title suggests, art belongs She talks about a small underground gallery in LA with no intent of selling work, and of a photographer who has taken photos for forty years and only exhibited once This art is outside the race for dollars or timelessness, art uninterested in the canon, art as location based, community based, and above all, temporary The book ends with the scattering of an artist s ashes, death as just ano Kraus thinks about art outside the museum context, the place where, as the title suggests, art belongs She talks about a small underground gallery in LA with no intent of selling work, and of a photographer who has taken photos for forty years and only exhibited once This art is outside the race for dollars or timelessness, art uninterested in the canon, art as location based, community based, and above all, temporary The book ends with t
This book is an odd read, with some great moments It s odd too read so much about art you aren t seeing or don t have first hand knowledge of Of course, I coulee just Googled all the pieces and people but didn t It resulted in a floating conceptual discussion, my mind casting across concepts and linking them to things I cared about Surely I ll track down some of the mentioned discussed sometime It felt that I was standing outside of the know or on the outside of an inside joke, but it This book is an odd read, with some great moments It s odd too read so much about art you aren t seeing or don t have first hand knowledge of Of course, I coulee just Googled all the pieces and people but didn t It resulted in a floating conceptual discussion, my mind casting across concepts and linking them to things I cared about Surely I ll track down some of the mentioned discussed sometime It felt that I was standing outside of the know or on the outs
Matthew Dickman Poetry Editor, Tin House Magazine The world of Visual Arts is crazy and keeps expanding like a bowl of Strega Nona s pasta But one of my favorite authors who has constantly showed up with her fork and spoo
It s embarrassing for Semiotexte to have published this as part of their intervention series There is nothing provocative or thoughtful in this book the intervention, if you will , and it reads like a hipster art show travel dia
Chris Kraus writes art crit that is anecdotal and accessible, always flirting with somethingerudite and difficult but rarely roaming that far from readability There s critical theory in here I don t think I could access any other
great detailing of a few micro contemporary art worlds, that you may have never heard of, i hadn t. wow i love chris kraus, she teaches me everything

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  • Paperback
  • 173 pages
  • Where Art Belongs
  • Chris Kraus
  • English
  • 21 June 2018
  • 1584350989