Search for dissertations about: "contemporary art"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 swedish dissertations containing the words contemporary art.

  1. 1. The Street Art World

    University dissertation from Almendros de Granada Press

    Author : Peter Bengtsen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Charlotte Bydler; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Art; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Konstvetenskap; globalisering; konstvärldssystem; biennaler; samtidskonst; konsthistoriografi; Arthur C. Danto; Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; Gerardo Mosquera; Paul Virilio; interpellation; Art history; globalization; art world-system; biennials; contemporary art; art historiography;

    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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stocholm University

    Author : Sara Callahan; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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. In-Between: Contemporary Art in Australia. Cross-culture, Contemporaneity, Globalization

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stocholm University

    Author : Beatrice Persson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; contemporary art; Australian art; Aboriginal art; cross-culture; contemporaneity; globalization; postcolonialism; diaspora; cultural semiotics; Emily Kame Kngwarreye; Fiona Foley; Ricky Swallow; John Young;

    Abstract : This study emerges from the question: what is contemporary art, and mainly what criteria constitute contemporary art in a globalized art world in general? Thus, the focus of this dissertation is on the postcolonial context of Australia and the fact that the contemporary art scene in Australia is divided into Australian and Aboriginal art respectively. This is a division originating from the colonization of Australia that began in the 1770’s, resulting in an Australian art descending from a Western art practice, where there is further focus on two categories within this art. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Bryndis Snæbjørnsdóttir; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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