Art, money, parties : new institutions in the political economy of modern art / edited by Jonathan Harris.

by Harris, JonathanLooking glass; Tate Gallery LiverpoolLooking glass.

Series: Tate Gallery Liverpool critical forum: Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2004.Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25cm.ISBN: 0853237190; 0853237395.Subject(s): Art and stateLooking glass | Art patronageLooking glass | Art -- Economic aspectsLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographial references (pages 212-214)
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Art, Money, Parties is a collection of essays based on papers given at a conference of the same name held at Tate Liverpool in November 2002. It sets out to describe and evaluate the development of new forms of art patronage and display evident in such recurrent events as biennials, "culturalquarter" projects for urban regeneration, novel galleries of contemporary art, and production sponsors (such as the Saatchi Gallery and the Baltic). The scope of the collection is international and its aim is to map and examine the globalisation of art's political-economy.Contributors: Jeremy Valentine (Queen Elizabeth College, Edinburgh), Andrew Brighton (Tate Modern), Sadie Coles (Gallery owner), Rory Francis (Manchester Metropolitan University), Paul Usherwood (University of Northumbria), Stewart Home (artist and writer), Lewis Biggs (ex-Director, Tate Liverpool),and Jonathan Harris (University of Liverpool).

Includes bibliographial references (pages 212-214)

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Introduction: Elements Towards a Historical Sociology of Contemporary Art
  • 2 'Art, Money, Parties' and Liverpool Biennial
  • 3 Cannibal Hookers from Beyond the Grave Meet the Art Crazies at Zombie Island (aka Ralph Rumney's Victory in Venice Revisted)
  • 4 Sadie Coles HQ: Anatomy of a Gallery in the Age of Globalised Contemporary Art
  • 5 Public Art and Collective Amnesia
  • 6 Managing Disappointment: Arts Policy, Funding and the Social Inclusion Agenda
  • 7 A Changed Experience of Space
  • 8 Art and Empire: Aesthetic Autonomy, Organisational Mediation and Contextualising Practices
  • List of Contributors

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Jonathan Harris is reader in art history at the University of Liverpool and the author of The New Art History: A Critical Introduction.

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