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"'Interesting and ambitious... identifies a serious and significant development within contemporary art. I could imagine it as recommended reading for undergraduate and postgraduate courses' - David Batchelor, Royal College of Art, London 'Significant and timely. I see the book as recommended reading for courses in contemporary art... Certainly of international interest. Excellent.' - Barry Schwabsky, European Reviews Editor, ArtForum"

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Alex Coles is an art critic and lecturer. His criticism appears regularly in Art Monthly, Frieze, and Parachute, and his edited books include Site-Specificity: The Ethnographic Turn and Mark Dion: Archaeology.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Tate (May 24, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1854375202
  • ISBN-13: 978-1854375209
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.5 x 10.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,389,335 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Julia Kostreva on November 16, 2008
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I was expecting something more current date - there are a lot of new movements since the 90s where the line between the terms 'artist' and 'designer' have become blurred...

This book didn't really talk about anything new. It addressed topics which we already have some notion of the design/art blur. But in all cases of this book, I would still call it design. Chapters: 1. pattern 2. furniture 3. interiors 4. architecture --- I was ready to read about something beyond that, something that showcases what's happening now...
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By WillDoeMoFo on March 24, 2009
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it came to me in one piece so i'm happy. i haven't read all of it yet but i used some of the images for artistic inspiration
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