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TITLE : Contemporary Art About Architecture A Strange Utility

Reviews while scholarship on the intersection between art and architecture is by no means novel the editors and authors of contemporary art about architecture a strange utility illuminate a developing area of this crossing that is distinct and for which no other volume of its extent existsaddressed to one of these facets in particular contemporary art about architecture a strange utility is necessarily restricted in scope but as the following description of its contents will perhaps suggest in its narrowness it replicates something of the complexity and variety found within the intersection of contemporary art and architecture writ large iii the essays the essays in this contemporary art about architecture a strange utility an important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subjectan important resource for scholars of contemporary art and architecture this volume considers contemporary art that takes architecture as its subject concentrated on works made since 1990 the book advances the idea that contemporary art functions as a form of architectural history theory and analysisthe intimate relation between art and architecture is an important historical fact the forms and compositions of modern architecture for example are unimaginable without the experiments of the early avant garde in painting sculpture and photography

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