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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...C. J. W.-L. Wee Rapid economic development in East Asia in the 1980s–1990s saw a revivification of the idea of “Asia,” a region no longer regarded as backward. This article examines the East Asian visual arts scene, one of the most visible sites of cultural interaction in which the idea...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of mass media that are dying in a globally and industrially organized regressive movement in which the technical, transitional object becomes monstrous and pathetic), we will encounter a new age of care in which the amateur is the exemplary figure—traversing, as such, the field of contemporary art...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (1): 203–228.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Oleg Gelikman Duke University Press 2006 Bourdieu’s Rules, Flaubert’s Style, Mallarmé’s Game: The Rules of Art and the ‘‘Unmasking Turn of Mind’’ Oleg Gelikman Analysis of the interpretative element which is inherent even...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 51–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Aleš Erjavec This article focuses on some of the ways in which subjectivization, representation, and self-representation have been carried out in Eastern Europe and on the role that art plays in these processes. The author first points to two related features of the region: an absence of a common...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 77–89.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Antonio Eligio Fernández (Tonel) Duke University Press 2002 Translated by Kenya Dworkin 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 81 of 265 The Island, the Map, the Travelers: Notes on Recent Developments in Cuban Art...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 57–73.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Martin Ryle In making aesthetic performance and aesthetic education central to his dialectical evaluation of social democracy, Kazuo Ishiguro especially addresses teachers of culture. The Unconsoled and Never Let Me Go explore the position of art in European social-democratic society since 1945...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 79–96.
Published: 01 August 2015
... later theorizations point to a common origin in the politics of “1968” and indicate its global dimensions. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 art politics 1960s Japan violence The Art of the Everyday as Crisis: Objets, Installations, Weapons, and the Origin of Politics...
Published: 01 February 2022
Figure 8 One of the art installations for Qingming Project: A Memorandum . Plants and microorganisms thrive as time-based media filling up empty spaces and containers against walls painted with imageries of the socialist era. Source: Dianying zuozhe , special issue, no. 1 ( 2013 ): 192. More
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (4): 161–181.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Arne De Boever This essay reviews Santiago Zabala’s book Why Only Art Can Save Us: Aesthetics and the Absence of Emergency (2017). The review considers Zabala’s Heideggerian approach to art and contemporary debates about the state of exception and asks, from a political point of view, whether...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Shir Alon This essay assesses a series of art projects, festivals, and institutional spaces acknowledging Poland’s Jewish past that appeared in Poland during its first decade of EU membership. Identifying a recurring practice of making absence present and tangible, or more broadly a concern...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Stephen Barker The implications of Bernard Stiegler's critique of the amateur are far-reaching for art, aesthetics, and critical thought. In the three lectures on aesthetics published in this special issue, Stiegler explores those implications and their relation to the amare —the loving...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 25–47.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lytle Shaw This essay proposes a revision of the dominant critical vocabulary for site-based practices in contemporary art and poetry through a critical engagement with the work of art historian Miwon Kwon. Focusing on recent art and poetry that sites itself not in relation to physical places...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 65–76.
Published: 01 August 2022
... book into a serious theory of art. This turned the focus on humor into a focus on art, subtly repressing the place of laughter in art and thinking for Brown and those who took him seriously. His casual conversation was always full of fun, but his formal thought lacked that liberating concept until...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (4): 127–145.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Howard Eiland In the space of some thirty years, T. J. Clark's art writing has moved from the social history of art—something arising in reaction to formalist and “iconological” disciplines of the previous generation, with their characteristic claim of political and ideological neutrality—to a new...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 221–249.
Published: 01 August 2016
...-Leninist linguistic turn during the early twentieth century in generating fluid linkages among language, art, and Soviet political and cultural life. Analyzing the forms and practice of the translation of Muslim communism, this essay illustrates the ways that translation both reflected and refracted...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 91–99.
Published: 01 August 2010
.... As is illustrated by their respective aesthetic theories, however, they pursue this goal in dramatically different ways. Heidegger claims that art can offer a glimpse of a world that is undistorted by the objectifying power of instrumental reason, while Adorno claims that art is itself a form of reason...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 123–149.
Published: 01 August 2010
...R. A. Judy “Literature,” Orhan Pamuk once remarked, “is the greatest treasure we, humanity, have to discuss and to understand ourselves; and now, the most popular, most intelligent, most flexible form of literature today, in the last two hundred years in fact, is the great art of the novel...
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boundary 2 (2013) 40 (2): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as a particularly compelling site to explore the sociological underpinnings of art. It is in this movement that many of our ideas of the “autonomy of art” and the “genius” of the artist emerged, and scholars such as Lawrence Rainey have produced excellent, archive-driven accounts of the institutions, patronage...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 165–215.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Jim Merod Louis Armstrong's career inaugurated the commercial viability of jazz for five decades. It also created both the structural conditions and critical reception that allowed jazz to emerge into a “classical” art form, still in the process of reshaping itself today. Armstrong's life, however...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (2): 129–151.
Published: 01 May 2022
... power of presentation that Gourgouris proposes there, De Boever expands on Gourgouris's examples to take on, in a productive tension with his thought, what De Boever calls “art's own political theology” and its related politics of “aesthetic exceptionalism.” Proposing a theory of unexceptional art, De...