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Contemporary Art and Museum / Conversation about the reader / Salon of MoCAB, 28.10.13. at 6 P.M.

Talk programs | 28.10.2013















Contemporary Art and Museum/A Critique of Political Economy of Art: conversation about the reader

The Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, 14 Pariska St., Belgrade
October 28, 2014. at 6 P.M.

Participants in the conversation: Slobodan Mijušković (PhD), Milan Popadić (PhD), Jelena Stojanović (PhD), and Dejan Sretenović (PhD) (moderator).

The reader Contemporary Art and Museum. A Critique of Political Economy, edited by Jelena Stojanović (PhD), is the first release in the newly established edition “Art and about” published by the Museum of Contemporary Art. It contains essays concerned with the relationship of the museum, art practice and political economy, during and after the Cold War, i. e. from the middle of the past century until now. The essays are devided into three theme-centred and chronologically arranged parts: the fist entitled “Cold War ‘gifts’: modern, contemporary and/or East European art”, the second “Rewards: artist, art practice, and institution”, and, finally, the third, “1989 and beyond: global cultures of contemproary art”. This reader delves into the issue of what brought about the dominance of contemporary art, in other words to what extent was it a product of a very peculiar geopolitical context, and what is the role museum institutions played in this process. The reader contains essays by the following authors: Georges Bataille, Andrea Fraser, Eva Forgacs, Serge Guilbault, Maria Hlavajova, Brian Holmes, Douglas Crimp, Slobodan Mijušković, Martha Rosler, Terry Smith, Brandon Taylor, and Chin-tao Woo. Jelena Stojanović is a professor of modern and contemporary art history based in Ithaca (USA), and Belgrade (Serbia). She is concerned with the reaserch of European postwar contemporary art focusing particularly on the ways in which the Cold War discourse influenced the definition and understanding of this particular phenomenon in art history. Also, she authored numerous studies, articles, essays collections, among other the reader and catalogue Dubok san (Deep Sleep) (Čačak, 2012).

The “Art and about” edition is dedicated to the publication of volumes of theory and essays collections concerned with examining and interpreting the systematic conditions and social context of the production of contemporary art. This edition is education-oriented and is intended for local art community, professionals, students, as well as for all those having a keen interest in discovering that which can be found in “art and (its where)about(s)”, and makes a major contribution to all-out understanding of practices in contemporary art.