This volume is a collection of dynamic and engaged writings by art historian John C. Welchman on a range of contemporary European artists that emerged in the late 1960s and 1970s. Welchman poses thoughtful and provocative questions about how artists receive and negotiate the social and aesthetic histories through which they live and work.
Essays on Vasco Araújo, Cosima von Bonin
, Jan De Cock, Orshi Drozdik
, Susan Hiller
, Andy Hope 1930
, Michael Kunze, Nathaniel Mellors
, Miguel Palma, José Álvaro Perdices, Sascha Pohle, Thomas Raat, Nicola Stäglich, Xavier Veilhan
inaugurates “XX-XXI”, John C. Welchman's two-part series on European art from this and the last century.br>
See also John C. Welchman: After the Wagnerian Bouillabaisse – Essays on European Avant-Garde Art – XX-XXI, Vol. 2
John C. Welchman is a professor at the Department of Visual art of University of California, San Diego. His works focuses on modern and contemporary art history and critical theory. His numerous publications include a monograph on Mike Kelley
, of which he has also edited the collected writings
(MIT Press, Les presses du réel / JRP|Ringier).