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Three Cases of Value ReflectionPonge, Whitten, Banksy

Isabelle Graw - Three Cases of Value Reflection
En réponse aux discussions actuelles sur la valeur attribuée aux œuvres d'art, la critique et théoricienne Isabelle Graw introduit la notion de value reflection, à partir de trois études de cas : la production de l'écrivain Francis Ponge et des artistes Jack Whitten et Banksy.
Rather than an objective quality, value reflection is the potential for the specific artistic labor expended for artworks to be found in them. Isabelle Graw argues that an artwork can actually reflect on its value despite being defined by it. This book focuses on the artistic production of three individuals—writer Francis Ponge and artists Jack Whitten and Banksy—and engages with the different types of value reflection detected in their work. Graw distinguishes between an explicit (Ponge), immanent (Whitten), and seemingly destructive (Banksy) approach to value.
Three Cases of Value Reflection extends the themes found in Graw's seminal book High Price, in which she questioned the dichotomy between art and the market as well as the notion that market value is equal to artistic value. By carefully combining a contextual, sociohistorical approach with close readings of the work of each case study, Graw demonstrates how art-historical and theoretical ambitions can, and must, go hand in hand.
Historienne, critique d'art et éditrice, professeur d'histoire et de théorie de l'art à la Städelschule de Frankfort, où elle a co-fondé l'Institute of Art Criticism, Isabelle Graw est co-fondatrice et directrice de Texte zur Kunst.
Conception graphique : Surface.
paru en mars 2021
édition anglaise
12 x 19 cm (broché, jaquette à rabats)
64 pages (3 ill. n&b)
ISBN : 978-3-95679-525-1
EAN : 9783956795251
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