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(After) Conceptualism

What we now call conceptual art began as a radical interrogation of the basic premises of art, but it’s worth asking if familiarity has diluted the power of conceptualism. Is conceptual art played out, or does it still retain some sort of power? That question has perhaps become more significant with the publication of Against Expression, Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith’s anthology of conceptual writing.

Papers might examine work that is explicitly or peripherally conceptual, e.g. Duchamp, Dada, Oulipo, Yves Klein, Joseph Beuys, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, Language Poetry, Flarf, Kenneth Goldsmith, etc.



Conference Location: Buffalo, USA
Conference Starts: October 06, 2011
Conference Ends: October 09, 2011

CFP Submission Deadline: April 10, 2011

For more information, contact: Bill Freind

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