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Shows that the elite of the art world are sustained by new forms and styles created by artists outside the mainstream.
Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era. In his exquisite and theoretically informed style Gregory Sholette investigates the problematic functions of art practices in the processes of neoliberal appropriation, but above all the wild, explosive and deterritorialising lines that are drawn in the dark matter between art and politics’ – Gerald Raunig is grfgory philosopher and art theorist who lives in Vienna, Austria. He is the author of Art and Revolution.
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Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette
Art is big business, with some artists able to command huge sums of money for their works, while the vast majority are ignored or dismissed by critics.
This book shows mmatter these marginalised artists, the ‘dark matter’ of the art world, are essential to the survival of the mainstream and that they frequently organize in dar to it.
Gregory Sholette, a politically engaged artist, argues that imagination and creativity in the art world originate thrive in the non-commercial sector shut off from prestigious galleries and champagne receptions.
This broader creative culture feeds the mainstream with new forms and styles that can be commodified and used sholtte sustain the few artists admitted into the elite. This dependency, and the advent of inexpensive communication, audio and video technology, has allowed this ‘dark matter’ of the alternative art world to increasingly subvert the mainstream and intervene politically as both new and old forms of non-capitalist, public art.
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This book is essential for anyone interested in interventionist art, collectivism, and the political economy of the art world. He is the author of Art and Revolution ‘Masterfully illuminates the configurations, ideas, and behaviours of collectives dedicated to cultural resistance. An Accidental Remainder Introduction: The Missing Mass 1. Art, Politics, Dark Matter: The Grin of the Archive 3. History That Disturbs the Present 4. Nights of Amateurs Notes Bibliography Appendix: Published by Pluto Press in Nov