A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.
The first comprehensive overview and reconsideration of 30 years of art made in response to the AIDS epidemic in the United States. This book foregrounds the role of HIV/AIDS in shifting the development of American art away from the cool conceptual foundations of postmodernism and toward a new, more insistently political and autobiographical voice.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Tacoma Art Museum (October 2015 – January 2016)
Contains essays and interviews by late leading art critic Stuart Morgan with a foreward by Thomas McEvilley
This item is part of the ‘Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art’ Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)
Catalogue of an exhibition exploring the changing perceptions of African-American masculinity as interpreted in painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media work, as well as in film and video.
Discusses contemporary art and the relations between art, politics and society. Their dialogue ranges widely from censorship and obscenity to the social conditions of artistic creativity, and focusses on the central themes in the work of both authors.
Platform Study Room Guide (P1820). This item is referenced in the Dreams for an Institution Guide (P2313).
Charts the history of this American culture war through detailed analysis of the work of artists who fought on the front lines, often finding themselves personally vilified.
Presents photographically based artworks – portraits, self-portraits, and photomontages in which the gender of the subjects is highlighted through performance for the camera as well as through technical manipulation of the image.
Brings together Carr’s writings to offer a detailed and insightful history of performance from the late 70s to today.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On Disability and New Artistic Models by Aaron Williamson (P1529)
An analysis of the fraught relation between political and representational visibility in contemporary culture.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide On (W)Reading Performance Writing by Rachel Lois Clapham (P1433) and the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115) and the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)