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Transmedium: Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art

Garrett Stewart


This book follows recent artists in a vein of second-wave of Conceptual art practice dubbed Conceptualism 2.0—in works shadowed by the digital if not directly employing it: works that negotiate a sensory space between medium specificity, in the high modernist mode, and recent claims for the “convergence” of platforms in the electronic vanishing point of global computerization. In objects and installations increasingly designated as “art research,” divided up here into two Scenes (one of still, one of moving, images), and regularly involving extensive paratextual explanation in catalog copy or ... More

Keywords: conceptual art, media specification, digital convergence, still image, moving image

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780226500874
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226501062.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Garrett Stewart, author
University of Iowa

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