Search for dissertations about: "contemporary art"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 swedish dissertations containing the words contemporary art.

  1. 1. The Global Art World, Inc. : On the globalization of contemporary art

    Author : Charlotte Bydler; Hedvig Brander Jonsson; Hans Hayden; Sarat Maharaj; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; globalization; art world-system; biennials; contemporary art; art historiography; Arthur C. Danto; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gerardo Mosquera; Paul Virilio; interpellation; Konstvetenskap; Art; Konstvetenskap; globalisering; konstvärldssystem; biennaler; samtidskonst; konsthistoriografi;

    Abstract : This study examines certain segments of the art world-system in which geographical distances seemed to vanishing as a result of faster and more intense interaction levels. This particular art world-system has been conceptualized in contradictory ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Street Art World

    Author : Peter Bengtsen; Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; public space; contemporary art; art market; gadekunst; gatukonst; Faile; Banksy; public art; graffiti; street art; urban art; street art world; The Street Art World;

    Abstract : In recent years, street art has become embedded in popular culture and received growing attention from the art market and art institutions. Work by street artists has entered galleries, auction houses and museums, and some artists have been given the opportunity to create large-scale sanctioned public art projects. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Archive Art Phenomenon : History and Critique at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

    Author : Sara Callahan; Anna Dahlgren; Dan Karlholm; Anna Orrghen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archival art; archival turn; archive art; contemporary art; critical paradigm; the Institutional Theory of Art; Institutional Critique; parafiction; postcritique; presentism; travelling concepts; The Atlas Group; Arthur Danto; Jacques Derrida; Michel Foucault; Joachim Koester; Zoe Leonard; Michael Maranda; Walid Raad; Raqs Media Collective; Ed Ruscha; Fred Wilson; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relationship between art and archive at the turn of the twenty-first century. The object of study is the phenomenon of archive art, understood as a combination of theories of the archive, artworks, and different kinds of texts (catalogues, scholarly articles, critical essays, etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spaces of Encounter: Art and Revision in Human Animal Relations

    Author : Bryndis Snæbjørnsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : animal studies; artistic research; conceptual art; contemporary art; contextual art; fine art research; installation art; photography; post-humanism; relational art; Snæbjörnsdóttir Wilson; site-specific art; taxidermy.;

    Abstract : This PhD project explores contemporary Western human relationships with animals through a ‘relational’ art practice. It centres on three art projects produced by Snæbjörnsdóttir/Wilson – nanoq: flat out and bluesome; (a)fly; and seal – that utilize lens-based media and installations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coloured Universe and the Russian Avant-Garde : Matiushin on Colour Vision in Stalin's Russia, 1932

    Author : Margareta Tillberg; Jeff Werner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Colour vision; Russian avant-garde; Mikhail Matiushin; Elena Guro; Ender siblings; art; science; laboratory observations; colour practices; colour theory; synaesthesia; dialectical materialism; Stalin; culture; universal language; architecture; design; Matjušin; Michail Vasilʹevič; 1861-1934; Experimentell konsthistoria Sovjetunionen 1930-talet; Färglära historia Sovjetunionen 1930-talet; Art; Konstvetenskap; konstvetenskap; Art History; practices; physiology; psychology; formalism;

    Abstract : Colour vision was of fundamental importance in modernist art. One reason its significance has been studied so little with regard to Russian art is that Soviet archives were inaccessible until the early 1990s. This work is the first close study on a so-called laboratory in an art- and science institute in the Soviet Union in the 1920s. READ MORE