From conceptualism to feminism : Lucy Lippard's numbers shows 1969-74 / Cornelia Butler ... [et al.].

The third title in the Exhibition Histories series looks at four exhibitions of contemporary art curated by Lucy Lippard, known as her 'numbers shows'. Each took the population of the city in which it was shown as its title: 557,087 in Seattle, 955,000 in Vancouver, 2,972,453 in Buenos Aires and c.7,500 in Valencia, California, before touring the US and to London. This book follows Lippard's curatorial trajectory, analysing her transition from a writer about art to a maker of exhibitions, and tracing her growing political engagement and involvement with feminism. With a main essay by Cornelia Butler and including 140 black-and-...

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Main author: Butler, Cornelia H.
ISBN: 978-1-84638-088-4
Language: English
Published: London : Afterall Books, 2012.
Note: Exposición Colección 2023
Series: Exhibition Histories (Afterall Books)
More information: Índice del libro
CN: 174232
Format: Book
Physical description: 304 p. : fot. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: From conceptualism to feminism / Sabeth Buchmann -- Women, concept, art: Lucy R. Lippard's Number shows / Cornelia Butler -- Lucy R. Lippard in correspondence with Antony Hudek -- Locating '2,972,453': Lucy R. Lippard in Argentina / Pip Day -- '557,087' Seattle -- '955,000' Vancouver -- '557,087'/'955,000' catalogue -- '2,972,453' Buenos Aires -- 'c.7,500' Valencia, California and touring -- 557,087: Seattle / Peter Plagens -- 26 conceptual artists in London / Caroline Tisdall -- A response to '26 conceptual artists in London' / Griselda Pollock -- Seth Siegelaub in conversation with Jo Melvin -- Interviews with exhibiting artists by Alexandra Schwartz: Eleanor Antin email excerpt ; Agnes Denes in conversation ; Alice Aycock in conversation ; Mierle Laderman Ukeles in conversation

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