This anthology reconsiders crucial aspects of abstraction's resurgence in contemporary art, exploring three equally significant strategies explored in current practice: formal abstraction, economic abstraction, and social abstraction. In the 1960s, movements as diverse as Latin American neo-concretism, op art and "eccentric abstraction" disrupted the homogeneity, universality, and rationality associated with abstraction. Part of the acclaimed series of anthologies dedicated to major themes and ideas in contemporary art, edited by various scholars, artists, critics, or curators, this book is co-published by Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press.
Dimensions: 14.9 x 21 cm, 240 pages
Product code: 900320