Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985

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Simon Leung, Zoya Kocur
Wiley, Aug 16, 2004 - Art - 472 pages
Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985 is a groundbreaking anthology that captures the essence and the edge of the contemporary art scene.

  • Provides the first truly comprehensive and international anthology of theory in contemporary art of the last two decades.
  • Brings together a broad selection of important contributions to the fields of contemporary art, theory, and culture from established and emergent art voices, including scholars, curators, critics, and artists from around the globe.
  • Focuses on key theoretical and aesthetic issues in contemporary art, such as cultural/multicultural theory, identity politics, AIDS, post-colonialism, globalization, and spectatorship.
  • Includes editorial material and 44 illustrations.

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About the author (2004)

Zoya Kocur is an independent scholar and adjunct faculty member of the Department of Art and Art Professions at New York University. She co-edited Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education (1996) and has published articles on art pedagogy and museum education.


Simon Leung is an artist and assistant professor in the Department of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine. His work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale (2003) and the Whitney Biennial (1993).

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