The double risk of primitivism
McNamara, Andrew E. & Stephen, Ann (2013) The double risk of primitivism. [Textual Work]
This essay examines the possibilities for practices that appeal to the primitive in the contemporary cultural context. The idea of the primitive is driven by a desire to challenge the limitations of Western culture, while at the same time attracting the charge of promoting Eurocentrism. This essay investigates this double risk and how artists have sought to evade it, confound it, or accentuate it.
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|Item Type:||Creative Work (Textual Work)|
|Funders:||Heide Museum of Modern Art, Besen Family Foundation|
|Material:||Exhibition Catalogue Essay|
|Measurements or Duration:||18 pages|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
|Published Source:||Future Primitive|
|Publisher:||Heide Museum of Modern Art|
|Keywords:||Contemporary art, Aesthetics, Art history, Visual Arts|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100) > Art Criticism (190101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100) > Art History (190102)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300) > Aesthetics (220301)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Heide Museum of Modern Art, artists, writers and photographers.|
|Copyright Statement:||This book is in copyright. Apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 and subsequent amendments, no part may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means whatsoever without the prior permission of the copyright owners.|
|Deposited On:||09 Feb 2014 23:57|
|Last Modified:||16 Feb 2014 00:50|
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