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Inside the White Cube: The Ideology of the Gallery Space Expanded Edition
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"Inside the White Cube is a brilliant analysis of the sociological, economic, and aesthetic context within which we experience art. O'Doherty examines the critical relationships of context to content and with wit and irony exposes the myth of neutrality of the gallery or museum space. These essays mark a turning point in artistic perception."—Barbara Rose
"Brian O'Doherty's Inside the White Cube has remained one of the most influential and oft-quoted statements of its time. With cogent critical analysis and shrewd wit, O'Doherty investigates how the gallery space, sequestering the spectator within an apparently timeless realm and before the pretense of the enshrined object, insidiously governs the viewer's consciousness, perception, and emotional response."—Howard N. Fox
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I highly recommend this book for any student of art, or artist who wants to broaden their frame of reference with regards to art history and the current trajectory of contemporary art.
College read love it.
This book is amazing and a must read book for Art lovers, Art critics and Art collectors
It can be related to the anthropological works of Melville J. HERSKOVITS
Brian O'Doherty is a conceptual artist.
I think this book will become a collectors item in twenty years as a work of art