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To Life! – Eco Art in Pursuit of a Sustainable Planet

Autor Linda Weintraub
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 14 sep 2012
"Linda Weintraub creates the first thorough and illuminating study for rethinking the environmental impact of art practices, and the meaning of aesthetics, in relation to larger ecosystems. Through a carefully curated selection of international artists, she lays the foundation for a deeper analysis of the complexity and diversity of eco practices, linking these to other movements, past and present. The critical language is accessible and invaluable for understanding and analyzing the historical and conceptual underpinnings of ecologically based art works. All those interested in shaping the uncertain future will find To Life! a must-read."--Patricia Olynyk, Artist, Director, Graduate School of Art, Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis.

"To Life! is an informative guide that illuminates and elucidates environmental problems and ecological relationships. This remarkable multidisciplinary effort cuts the jargon of both the art and science worlds to bring the inspiration and insights of EcoArt to environmentalists, conservationists, and the general public."--Daniel Simberloff, Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Tennessee

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780520273627
ISBN-10: 0520273621
Pagini: 352
Ilustrații: 100 scattered thoughout
Dimensiuni: 170 x 251 x 28 mm
Greutate: 0.79 kg
Editura: University of California Press

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Descriere

Documents the burgeoning eco art movement from A to Z. This title presents a panorama of artistic responses to environmental concerns, from Ant Farm's anti-consumer antics in the 1970s to Marina Zurkow's 2007 animation that anticipates the havoc wreaked upon the planet by global warming.