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Still modern after all these years

Reeve, Charles (2004) Still modern after all these years. Art Papers, 28 (4). 14 - 16. ISSN 1524-9581

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Abstract

Discusses the influence of modernism on contemporary art. The author notes that Clement Greenberg's definition of modernism referred to a tradition of artists from Raphael to Rothko, considers the misreading of Greenberg's work in Has Modernism Failed? by Suzi Gablik (1984), and relates her critique of spiritualism to the video The Holy Artwork (2001) by Christian Jankowski. He examines the effects of Homemade Aesthetics (1999) by Clement Greenberg and Farewell to an Idea (1999) by T. J. Clark on recent trends in modernism, situates these debates within the cultural framework suggested by A Singular Modernity (2002) by Frederic Jameson, and argues that debates about modernism continue to remain important to contemporary art.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Art: 20th century, Art criticism, Art theory, Greenberg, Clement, Jameson, Fredric, Jankowski, Christian, spiritualism, Video Art: 21st century
Divisions: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2016 18:25
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2017 08:38
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/1093

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