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Globalization of the Art System

TitleGlobalization of the Art System
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of PublicationSubmitted
AuthorsCommandeur I
Series Titlen.e.w.s
Keywords* art theory * Global Art history * non-western art, Kitty Zijlmans, Stephen Wright

One of the latest books that i bought was 'World Art Studies: Exploring Concepts and Approaches'.It's one of these typical art theory-anthology-books, but a particular one, especially seen from the perspective of the Dutch academic field. It's motto is: 'art is global and can be approached from many disciplinary angels', i.e. a plea for a truly interdisciplinary, all encompassing study of the global art world. This sounds almost to good to be true, but i found some interesting articles in the book, though, that relate to the 'books', the discussion topics, that we have defined sofar...