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Art & Queer Culture

Editor: Richard Meyer, Catherine Lord | Reference: P3930 | ISBN: 978-0714878348 | Type: Publication

A survey of visual art and alternative sexualities from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Art AIDS America

Editor: Jonathan David Katz, Rock Hushka | Reference: P3220 | ISBN: 978-0295994949 | Type: Publication

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)

Black Male – Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art

Artist/Author: Various | Editor: Thelma Golden | Reference: P1991 | ISBN: 0-87427-093-6 | Type: Publication

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.

Free Exchange

Artist/Author: Pierre Bourdieu, Hans Haacke | Reference: P1741 | ISBN: 0-7456-1522-8 | Type: Publication

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).

Outlaw Representation: Censorship and Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century American Art

Artist/Author: Richard Meyer | Reference: P1594 | Type: Publication

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.

Rrose is a Rrose - Gender Performance in Photography

Artist/Author: Jennifer Blessing | Reference: P0523 | ISBN: 0-8109-6901-7 | Type: Publication

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.

Unmarked, the politics of performance

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0118 | Type: Publication

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)