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Critic X and the Failure of International Art Criticism: a mini case study

TitleCritic X and the Failure of International Art Criticism: a mini case study
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of PublicationSubmitted
AuthorsMaluka M
Series Titlen.e.w.s
Keywords* a mini * art criticism * case study * Critic X * Failure * international, George Kubler, Peter Osborne
Abstract

The job of art criticism is to provide a reflection on contemporary art practice. Art criticism does not take place in a vacuum. It takes place in the social and cultural present from which we look, and look back, at objects that are already of the past, objects that we take to define our present culture. Art critics are essentially arbiters of “cultural memory in the present.”. Who's present do they reflect and what is their agenda?

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