Rematerialising conceptual art in the cult of sustainability

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dc.contributor.author Martin, T. D.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-13T13:54:23Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-13T13:54:23Z
dc.date.issued 2004-04-01
dc.identifier.citation Martin, T. (2004) Rematerialising conceptual art in the cult of sustainability. Old/New? the 30th Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, Nottingham University, 1-3 April 2004 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/1761
dc.description The paper questions the need to reassess conceptual art in terms of old political debates. It proposes that the materialist/idealist dichotomy of 20th century philosophy might offer a basis on which to reconsider emerging political issues to which conceptual art might contribute. The work of Robert Smithson is examined in a new light, as an early practitioner of a conceptual environmental art. The methodological rigour and originality of the paper lay in its use of materialism and idealism as a new basis on which to catagorise this highly contentious body of work en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Rematerialising conceptual art in the cult of sustainability en
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