Lust for Art?

Is the production of works of art fundamentally driven by sexual desire? This new volume in the brilliant series from Whitechapel, “Documents of Contemporary Art”, traces the identification of art with sexual expression or repression, from the era of the rights movements to the present.

Artists surveyed include
Vito Acconci, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Lynda Benglis, Louise Bourgeois, Gerard Byrne, George Chakravarthi, Judy Chicago, Vaginal Davis, Wim Delvoye, Elmgreen & Dragset, Valie Export, Félix González-Torres, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Harmony Hammond, Claudette Johnson, Mary Kelly, Yayoi Kusama, Robert Legorreta, Paul McCarthy, Sarah Maple, Shirin Neshat, Lorraine O’Grady, Yoko Ono, Catherine Opie, Orlan, William Pope.L, Miriam Schapiro, Carolee Schneemann, Joan Semmel, Barbara Smith, Annie Sprinkle, Alina Szapocznikow, Del LaGrace Volcano, Hannah Wilke, David Wojnarowicz

Writers include
Malek Alloula, Norman O. Brown, Judith Butler, Douglas Crimp, Angela Dimitrakaki, Michel Foucault, Daniel Guérin, Eleanor Heartney, Jonathan D. Katz, Rosalind Krauss, Julia Kristeva, Paweł Leszkowicz, Herbert Marcuse, Kobena Mercer, Laura Mulvey, Lawrence Rinder, Jacqueline Rose, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Susan Sontag, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Stephen Whittle > MORE

 

Sexuality
Editor:    Amelia Jones
ISBN:    9780262526579
Publisher:    MIT /Whitechapel
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    150 x 215 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    570 g

Books available (in print) in this series:

Time: Documents of Contemporary Art Time: Documents of Contemporary Art
Editor:    Amelia Groom
ISBN:    9780262519663
Publisher:    MIT Press/Whitechapel
Publ. year:    2013
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    560 g
Abstraction: Documents of Contemporary Art Abstraction: Documents of Contemporary Art
Editor:    Maria Lind
ISBN:    9780262518369
Publisher:    MIT Press/Whitechapel
Publ. year:    2013
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    570 g
Documentary: Documents of Contemporary Art Documentary: Documents of Contemporary Art
Editor:    Julian Stallabrass
ISBN:    9780262518291
Publisher:    MIT Press/Whitechapel
Publ. year:    2013
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    570 g
Nature: Documents of Contemporary Art Nature: Documents of Contemporary Art
Editor:    Jeffrey Kastner
ISBN:    9780262517669
Publisher:    MIT Press
Publ. year:    2012
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    560 g
The Studio Documents of Contemporary Art The Studio: Documents of Contemporary Art
Editor:    Jens Hoffmann
ISBN:    9780262517614
Publisher:    MIT Press
Publ. year:    2012
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    560 g
The Object The Object    
Editor:    Antony Hudek
ISBN:    9780262525763
Publisher:    Whitechapel/MIT Press
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    570 g
Networks Networks
Editor:    Lars Bang Larsen
ISBN:    9780262525756
Publisher:    Whitechapel/MIT Press
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    146 x 210 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    560 g
Exhibition Exhibition
Editor:    Lucy Steeds
ISBN:    9780262526586
Publisher:    MIT Press / Whitechapel
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    240
Width x height:    150 x 215 (mm)
Binding:    softcover
Weight:    570 g

 

 

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