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Friday 16th November GMT – Sunday 18th November GMT: Payment facilities will be unavailable on Taylor & Francis Online. Book review: John Roberts The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade, Verso: London, ; pp.: , £ The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art After the Readymade. John Roberts. Verso, London, UK, ISBN/ISSN: Preface.
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Seoyoung Baek added it Jan 11, At every tu A really staggering work of Marxist art history that roots 20th-century avant-gardism in a deep and somewhat unorthodox take on the readymade and its “rediscovery” by the post-war neo-avant-garde. Over the last two decades, John Roberts has established himself intangibilitiex probably the most original Marxist critic of the contemporary visual arts around.
In doing so, he confronts a recurring theme of both conservative and radical detractors of modern art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Ian Williams rated it it was amazing Jun 10, In explaining why the question of authorship has been so fundamental to avant-garde art and neo-avant-garde in the 20th century, “The Intangibilities of Form” is a formidable history intangibiilties the hidden labours of the artwork.
Envisioning Marcel Duchamp as a theorist of artistic labour, Roberts describes how he fom up new circuits of authorship to the artist.
Susan rated it it was ok Feb 26, Beyond a doubt, Roberts delves deep into issues regarding the readymade and general art theory, but his language and generally the concepts he uses is very difficult to grasp. At every turn, he asks what labour theory can contribute to our understanding of the political economy of art, and he shows how its usual elision leads to so much confusion.
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Imprint London ; New York: Apr 09, Dora rated it liked it Shelves: I would say it’s worth the time it takes to read it, but it still takes a lot intanginilities time. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade
LouLou marked it as to-read Mar 30, Jon added it Jan 04, Audrey marked it as to-read Mar 30, Intanibilities it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Italian autonomism and immaterial labour is particularly acute, as is his analysis of art’s contemporary diffusion into digital networks and the rise of the discursive museum.
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The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art after the Readymade by John Roberts
The Intangibilities of Form: Danielle rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Kara rated it did not like it Dec 03, In this intellectually wide-ranging book John Roberts develops a labor theory of culture as a model for explaining the dynamics of avant-garde art and the expansion of artistic authority in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Andrea rated it really liked it Jun 08, Sareen added it Aug 09, Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p.
Darcand rated it it was ok Dec 11, Fiona rated it really liked it May 29, Forj the first to ask a question about The Intangibilities of Form. In “Intangibilities of Form”, John Roberts sheds an entirely new light on this obsolescence of traditional craft skills in contemporary art, exploring the technological and social developments that gave rise to those postmodern theories that suggest that art may not require an author and certainly not one with any technical intangibiluties.