Situation Aesthetics: The Work of Michael Asher

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The first book-length study of this influential artist's work, focusing on the participatory role of the human subject rather than the art object. Michael Asher doesn't make typical installations. Instead, he extracts his art from the institutions in which it is shown, culling it from collections, histories, or museums' own walls. Since the late 1960s, Asher has been creating situations that have not only taught us about the conditions and contexts of contemporary art, but have worked to define it. In Situation Aesthetics, ...

Situation Aesthetics: The Work of Michael Asher 2014, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780262526081

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Situation Aesthetics: The Work of Michael Asher 2010, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262013680

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