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- DescriptionA Companion to Public Art is the only scholarly volume to examine the main issues, theories, and practices of public art on a comprehensive scale. * Edited by two distinguished scholars with contributions from art historians, critics, curators, and art administrators, as well as artists themselves * Includes 19 essays in four sections: tradition, site, audience, and critical frameworks * Covers important topics in the field, including valorizing victims, public art in urban landscapes and on university campuses, the role of digital techlogies, jury selection committees, and the intersection of public art and mass media * Contains artist s philosophy essays, which address larger questions about an artist s body of work and the field of public art, by Julian Bonder, eteam (Hajoe Moderegger and Franziska Lamprecht), John Craig Freeman, Antony Gormley, Suzanne Lacy, Caleb Neelon, Tatzu Nishi, Greg Sholette, and Alan Sonfist.
- Author BiographyCher Krause Knight is Associate Professor of Art History at Emerson College, USA. She is the author of Power and Paradise in Walt Disney s World (2014); and Public Art: Theory, Practice and Populism (Blackwell Publishing, 2008). Knight is the co-founder of Public Art Dialogue, an international professional organization devoted to providing an interdisciplinary critical forum for the field. She is co-founder and co-editor of the journal Public Art Dialogue, the first peer-reviewed journal devoted specifically to public art, with Harriet F. Senie. Harriet F. Senie is Professor of Art History and Director of the M.A. programin art history and the art museum studies track at City University, New York, USA. She also teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the author of Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11 (2015); Dangerous Precedent? The 'Tilted Arc' Controversy (2001); and Contemporary Public Sculpture: Tradition, Transformation, and Controversy (1992).She is co-editor of Critical Issues in Public Art: Content, Context, and Controversy (1992, revised edition 1998), and co-founder and co-editor of the journal Public Art Dialogue, the first peer-reviewed journal devoted specifically to public art, with Cher Krause Knight.
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Date of Publication16/08/2016
- SubjectThe Arts: General & Reference
- Series TitleBlackwell Companions to Art History
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Weight1018 g
- Width177 mm
- Height244 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Edited byCher Krause Knight,Harriet F. Senie
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