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This page was developed for courses taught at the School of the Art Institute and Columbia College. I have been teaching at the School of the Art Institute since 2006 and intermittently at Columbia College since 2007.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Reading List:

Art/work : everything you need to know (and do) as you pursue your art career, Heather Darcy Bhandari and Jonathan Melber
Seven Days in the Art World, Sarah Thornton
The Birth of the Big, Beautiful Art Market, Dave Hickey
The world he has lost: Dave Hickey’s beauty treatment, Grant Kester
Measuring Alternative Culture or (Thoughts on artist’s collectives), Michelle Grabner
Feeding Frenzy, Jerry Saltz
Platforming, David Robbins: #4 from: http://www.high-entertainment.com/
Art in America: Annual Guide to Museums, Galleries, and Artists, available every August

Additional Suggested Readings:

Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings, edited by Kristine Stiles and Peter Selz
Art in theory, 1900-2000: an anthology of changing ideas, edited by Charles Harrison and Paul Wood
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art by Martha Buskirk
Art Subjects, Howard Singerman
I Bought Andy Warhol, Richard Polsky
Tales From the Art Crypt, Richard Feigen
True Colors: The Real Life of the Art World, Anthony Haden-Guest
Supercollector : a critique of Charles Saatchi, Rita Hatton and John A. Walker
Your Art World: Or, the Limits of Connectivity, Lane Relyea
Lessons in Modesty - The Open Academy: A Model, Jan Verwoert