The Perpetual Guest: Art in the Unfinished Present

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"The idea of contemporary art sometimes allows us to pretend we have made a clean break with the past. In The Perpetual Guest, poet and critic Barry Schwabsky demonstrates that any robust understanding of art's present must also account for the ongoing life and changing fortunes of its past. In surveying the art world of this past decade, Schwabsky attends not only to its most significant newer faces--among them, Kara Walker, Thomas Hirschhorn, Ai Weiwei, Chris Ofili, and Lorna Simpson--but their forebears, both recent ...

The Perpetual Guest: Art in the Unfinished Present 2016, Verso

ISBN-13: 9781784783242

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The Perpetual Guest: Art in the Unfinished Present 2016, Verso

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