Art and politics: a critic’s perspective on Agnes Martin and Liberate Tate

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Abstract

This essay explores schisms between art that instils contemplative attitudes in visitors for whom places of display provide refuge from a troubled world and activist art that lays siege to art galleries to critique their political indifference.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts
Subtitle of host publicationExploring New Horizons
EditorsMary Sherman
Place of PublicationDelaware
PublisherVernon Press
Chapter10
Pages177-196
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781622734139
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameSeries in art
PublisherVernon Press

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Art
Agnes Martin
Art and Politics
Indifference
Activists
Schism
Refuge

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Read, R. (2019). Art and politics: a critic’s perspective on Agnes Martin and Liberate Tate. In M. Sherman (Ed.), TransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons (pp. 177-196). (Series in art). Delaware: Vernon Press.
Read, Richard. / Art and politics : a critic’s perspective on Agnes Martin and Liberate Tate. TransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons. editor / Mary Sherman. Delaware : Vernon Press, 2019. pp. 177-196 (Series in art).
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Read R. Art and politics: a critic’s perspective on Agnes Martin and Liberate Tate. In Sherman M, editor, TransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons. Delaware: Vernon Press. 2019. p. 177-196. (Series in art).