Contemporary Art from Cyprus
  • Release Date : 25 March 2021
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Categories : Travel
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781350198654
  • ISBN 10 : 135019865X
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Synopsis : Contemporary Art from Cyprus written by Elena Stylianou, published by Bloomsbury Publishing which was released on 25 March 2021. Download Contemporary Art from Cyprus Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. To what extent does locality influence contemporary art? Can any particular artistic practices be defined as uniquely Cypriot? And does art from Cyprus transcend Western boundaries once it enters the global art scene? This volume uses Cyprus as a case study for the exploration of notions of identity, regionalism, and the global and local in contemporary art practice; it is not, therefore, a complete historiography of contemporary Cypriot art. Rather, this critical text provides a theoretical and historical framework that frames and contextualizes art practices from Cyprus, while always relating these back to the international art world. Numerous current and pressing issues-all relevant beyond Cyprus-are investigated in this book including, but not limited to, art as capital, the emergence of the “periphery”, the importance of thriving localities, issues of memory and memorialization, archaeology, artists' identities, conflict and politics, social engagement, gender politics, and such curatorial alternatives as artist-run spaces. In doing all of this, Contemporary Art from Cyprus not only bears on current and future art practices in this region but highlights the importance of Cypriot art in a global context too.

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