- Documents ; 8
- Introduction : Theory as poetry -- I. East, West, and between -- Dialogue -- 'We' and 'others' -- The strategy of history writing -- Art and state : from modernism to the retroavantgarde -- Commitment -- Intimacy and society : post-communist or Eastern art? -- Haven't we had enough? -- II. Strategies and spaces of art -- Exhibition strategies in the 1990s : a few examples from Slovenia -- The para-mirror of the new parasitism -- Making art visible -- The return of the white cube -- Contemporary art and the institutional system -- III. Ad personam -- Ground and its loss : landscape in Slovene modern and contemporary art (four examples) -- Art, power, and the public : Makrolab model -- Body art in Slovene art : 1960s to 1980s -- The field, the map, and the eye -- Icons by Irwin -- The case -- Dabernig's buildings -- A short walk through Mladen Stilinovíc's four rooms -- Another speedy day -- IV. Extras -- Depth of the surface -- The soil in which art grows -- Professionals, dilettantes, and amateurs -- Greetings from the provinces -- Picasso or beer?
- Igor Zabel (1958-2005) was a Slovenian curator, writer, and cultural theorist. This important translation of his writings will enrich the international critical field through Zabel's extraordinary analytical and emphatic thinking and writing. As well as texts dealing with international issues, his writings can serve as a methodology model for research into Eastern European art practices, which often share common stand points and problems.0.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297).
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