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Ruins Brian Dillon

Ruins

Brian Dillon

Published August 1st 2011
ISBN : 9780854881932
Paperback
240 pages
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This is an anthology of texts providing both a prehistory and a comprehensive survey of the contemporary ruin in cultural discourse, aesthetics and artistic practice. The Documents of Contemporary Art are a series of anthologies co-published byMoreThis is an anthology of texts providing both a prehistory and a comprehensive survey of the contemporary ruin in cultural discourse, aesthetics and artistic practice. The Documents of Contemporary Art are a series of anthologies co-published by Whitechapel Gallery and The MIT Press which document major themes and ideas in contemporary art. Edited and introduced by a scholar, artist, critic or curator, each of these sourcebooks provides access to a plurality of voices and perspectives on a specific subject or body of writing that has been of key influence to contemporary art internationally.