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M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists’ Writings, Theory, and Criticism Paperback

ISBN-13: 978-0822325666 ISBN-10: 0822325667

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  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books (December 27, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0822325667
  • ISBN-13: 978-0822325666
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,500,612 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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For 10 years, from the mid-'80s to the mid-'90s, artist and designer Susan Bee and Mira Schor, a painter on the faculty of the Parsons School of Design, edited a magazine they had founded, devoted to "visual pleasure with a culturally activist edge." Bee and Schor have culled 40 of the most representative essays, reviews, critical forums, interviews and "musings" for M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists' Writings, Theory, and Criticism, which takes its name from their magazine. Book artist Johanna Drucker contributes a foreword; Alison Knowles, Carolee Schneemann, Richard Tuttle, Nancy K. Miller, Rackstraw Downes, Joanna Freuh, Jerry Saltz and many others weigh in. The book makes for a fascinating snapshot of a transitional era in American art, one whose terms and preoccupations are still being reworked and worked out.
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M/E/A/N/I/N/G reflects a time when artists were, in a sense, the critical theorists of the moment. Mira Schor and Susan Bee inspired many of them to write about the subjects that were closest to their hearts, minds, and art.”—Elizabeth Hess, art critic


“The beauty of this book is the brilliant amassing by Susan Bee and Mira Schor of so many voices, ideas, and approaches. This anthology is full of gems, separately and in their juxtapositions. Fascinating, rich fare.”—Moira Roth, coauthor of Difference/Indifference: Musings on Postmodernism, Marcel Duchamp, and John Cage

More About the Author

Mira Schor is a New York based artist, writer, editor, and educator, known for her advocacy of painting in a post-medium visual culture and for her contributions to feminist art history. Schor is the author of Wet: On Painting, Feminism, and Art Culture, editor of The Extreme of the Middle: Writings of Jack Tworkov, and co-editor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists' Writings, Theory, and Criticism. She teaches in the Fine Arts Department at Parsons The New School For Design. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Award in Painting and the CAA's Frank Jewett Mather Award in Art Criticism. Her website is http://www.miraschor.com and she received a 2009 Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers grant to create a blog on art and culture at http://ayearofpositivethinking.com/

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3 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 5, 2001
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Publisher's Weekly (February 19, 2001) notes: For 10 years, from the mid-'80s to the mid-'90s, artist and designer Susan Bee and Mira Schor, a painter on the faculty of the Parsons School of Deign, edited a magazine they had founded, devoted to "visual pleasure with a culturally activcist edge." Bee andSchor have culled 40 of the most representative essays, reviews, critical forums, interviews and "musings" for M/E/AN/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists' Writings, Theory and Criticism, which takes its name from their magazine. Book artist Johanna Drucker contributes a foreword. Alison Knowles, Carolee Schneemann, Richard Tuttle, Nanacy K. Miller, Rackstraw Downes, Joanna Frueh, Jerry Saltz and many others weigh in. The book makes for a fascinating snapshot of a tansitional era in American art, one whose terms and preoccupations are still being reworked and worked out.
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