Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey

Notes

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey presents the first critical overview of this major artist’s work. It demonstrates how Athey foresaw and precipitated the central place afforded they body and identity politics in art and critical theory in the 1990s and beyond.

Artist / Author Ron Athey
Editor Dominic Johnson
Publisher LADA and Intellect
ISBN 978-1-78320-035-1
Reference P2115
Date 2013
Type Publication

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