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Krauss, Rosalind E.

Works: 419 works in 1,233 publications in 10 languages and 24,579 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogs  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, zxx, Author of introduction, Collector, Arranger, Other, Interviewee, Adapter, Redactor, Curator, Secretary, Artist, Interviewer, Creator, Scenarist, Inscriber, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Rosalind E Krauss
October : the second decade, 1986-1996 by Rosalind E Krauss( )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"OCTOBER: The Second Decade collects examples of the innovative critical and theoretical work for which the journal OCTOBER is known. A journal anthology draws a collective portrait; together, the gathered texts demonstrate the journal's ambitions and strengths. From the outset, OCTOBER's aim has been to consider a range of cultural practices and to assess their place at a particular historical juncture. OCTOBER in its second decade has had an intensified concern with the role of cultural production within the public sphere and a sharper focus on the intersections of cultural practices with institutional structures. The topics of inquiry include body politics and psychoanalysis, spectacle and institutional critique, art practice and art history, and postcolonial discourse."--BOOK JACKET
Passages in modern sculpture by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

92 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Not long ago the respectable Tate Gallery in London came under heavy public attack for purchasing a sculpture by the young American Carl Andre, because it seemed to be no more that a double layer of old bricks. Critics defended the work, but the public continued to believe that it was a "put-on" and failed to accept it as art. In doing so, they were enacting a familiar drama of modern art, whereby something that is difficult to grasp is thought of as fraudulent. For this public, Rodin's sculpture would constitute a standard of clarity and accessibility, while the other works of artists such as Andre, Robert Smithson, and Michael Heizer are rejected as meaningless. But it can be argued that Rodin's work itself defined by the same attitudes toward the body and its movement that were proposed a century later by these young artists. In this brilliant study of modern sculpture from Rodin to the present, Rosalind Krauss examines major works in the light of different approaches to general sculptural issues in order to illuminate the connections between them. By focusing clearly on such different examples as Brancusi's Bird in Space, Picasso's Construction in Metal Wire, David Smith's Tanktotem I, and Robert Morris's Columns, the author allows us to observe and understand the logical progression from the figurative works of the nineteenth century to the range of abstract styles of the 1970s. The book is illustrated with many fine photographs of the works discussed, several made especially for this book. Since one of the most difficult problems involved in a sensible and clear analysis of sculpture is the photographing of works themselves, this book is a valuable contribution to the literature on visual grounds as well as on critical and historical levels."--Publisher's description
Bachelors by Rosalind E Krauss( )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays on nine women artists are framed by the question, born of feminism, "What evaluative criteria can be applied to women's art?" Since the 1970s Rosalind Krauss has been exploring the art of painters, sculptors, and photographers, examining the intersection of these artists concerns with the major currents of postwar visual culture: the question of the commodity, the status of the subject, issues of representation and abstraction, and the viability of individual media.These essays on nine women artists are framed by the question, born of feminism, "What evaluative criteria can be applied to women's art?" In the case of surrealism, in particular, some have claimed that surrealist women artists must either redraw the lines of their practice or participate in the movement's misogyny. Krauss resists that claim, for these "bachelors" are artists whose expressive strategies challenge the very ideals of unity and mastery identified with masculinist aesthetics. Some of this work, such as the "part object" (Louise Bourgeois) or the "formless" (Cindy Sherman) could be said to find its power in strategies associated with such concepts as ecriture feminine. In the work of Agnes Martin, Eva Hesse, or Sherrie Levine, one can make the case that the power of the work can be revealed only by recourse to another type of logic altogether. Bachelors attempts to do justice to these and other artists (Claude Cahun, Dora Maar, Louise Lawler, Francesca Woodman) in the terms their works demand
Art since 1900 : modernism, antimodernism, postmodernism by Hal Foster( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arguably the four most important and influential art historians of our time, Foster, Krauss, Bois and Buchloh have collectively transformed the study of modern art. Now, in this extraordinary book, they have come together to provide the most comprehensive critical history of art in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries ever published." "With a clear and factual year-by-year structure, the authors present more than one hundred easy-to-follow articles, each focusing on a crucial event--such as the creation of a seminal work, the publication of an important text, or the opening of a major exhibition--to tell the myriad stories of art from 1900 to the present. All the key turning-points and breakthroughs of modernism and postmodernism are explored in depth, as are the frequent antimodernist reactions that proposed alternative visions of art and the world."--Jacket
The originality of the avant-garde and other modernist myths by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

87 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this challenging collection of fifteen essays, most of which originally appeared in October, she explores the ways in which the break in style that produced postmodernism has forced a change in our various understandings of twentieth-century art, beginning with the almost mythic idea of the avant-garde. Krauss uses the analytical tools of semiology, structuralism, and poststructuralism to reveal new meanings in the visual arts and to critique the way other prominent practitioners of art and literary history write about art. In two sections, "Modernist Myths" and "Toward Postmodernism," her essays range from the problem of the grid in painting and the unity of Giacometti's sculpture to the works of Jackson Pollock, Sol Lewitt, and Richard Serra, and observations about major trends in contemporary literary criticism."--MIT Press
The optical unconscious by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Optical Unconscious is a pointed protest against the official story of modernism and against the critical tradition that attempted to define modern art according to certain sacred commandments and self-fulfilling truths--Jacket
The Picasso papers by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author addresses questions concerning Picasso's talents and originality and suggests "that modernism itself is a hall of mirrors in which 'counterfeit' and 'genuine' are two sides of the same condition. ... Picasso's pastiche of other artists is brilliantly brought into focus as the 'sublimated' underbelly of Cubism itself, refashioned in the bright, clean style of the master's neo-classicism, a defense that is its own form of practicing the forbidden."--Jacket
Terminal iron works; the sculpture of David Smith by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'amour fou : photography & surrealism by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

23 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has been written about Surrealist painting and sculpture, but most of the erotic, disorienting, and exquisite Surrealist photographs of Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Andre Breton, Brassai, Salvador Dali, Andre Kertesz, and Hans Bellmer have remained all but unknown--until now. Traditional criticism has viewed Surrealist photography as a pale imitation of authentic Surrealist work. The assumption has been that photography, a "realistic" medium, is fundamentally incompatible with a cause devoted to the wildly subjective, the world of dreams, and the unconscious. As a consequence, Surrealist photography, a major body of twentieth-century art, has remained largely unexplored.L' Amour fou is the first book to study the crucial role photography did in fact play in the Surrealist movement. It shows how photographers enlisted into the service of "subjective" Surrealism their medium's very claim to "objective" reality. Of greatest interest, of course, is the book's abundant reproductions of the fantastic and distorted photographic creations that must be acknowledged as an important part of the Surrealist oeuvre
Richard Serra : sculpture by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Sherman, 1975-1993 by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this first presentation of the artist's complete work, leading contemporary art historian Rosalind Krauss reviews Cindy Sherman's remarkable series of photographic works - in which the artist has notoriously assumed various roles, from B-movie starlet to Old Master model - and the enormous influence these works have had on feminist thinking and on current dialogues about the strategies of contemporary art in general. Almost perversely, Krauss argues, Sherman's unsettling attempts to dissect the formation and perception of images have turned her artworks - and herself - into icons for feminists' and others' agendas. Krauss explores in depth the various approaches to Sherman's work taken by philosophers and art historians and asks if they have not often lost sight of the imagery itself - or, more specifically, the way the images are constructed." "In a further essay, Norman Bryson, internationally known for his pioneering theories on the semiotics of looking, explores Sherman's most recent, horror-show images of mannequins (known as the Sex Pictures) and identifies their place in her continued out-of-body investigations. Along with a bibliography and chronology, more than 200 illustrations (140 in color), including numerous unpublished works, represent Sherman's complete career to date."--Jacket
Formless : a user's guide by Yve-Alain Bois( Book )

15 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yve-Alain Bois and Rosalind E. Krauss convincingly introduce a new constellation of concepts to our understanding of avant-garde and modernist art practices. In Formless: A User's Guide, Bois and Krauss present a rich and compelling panorama of the formless. They chart its persistence within a history of modernism that has always repressed it in the interest of privileging formal mastery, and they assess its destiny within current artistic production
Beverly Pepper : sculpture in place by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

17 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why the artist switched from painting to sculpture, shows a selection of her works in steel, stone, and concrete, and discusses the influences on her sculpture
Agnes Martin by Barbara Haskell( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A voyage on the North Sea : art in the age of the post-medium condition by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring the nature of the aesthetic medium has been at the heart of much of modern art. For exponents of high modernism, following the lead of Clement Greenberg, the essence of each medium - what made it specific - lay inherently in its own particular material properties. Accordingly, the import of painting was its "flatness," as exemplified by the monochrome canvas - painting so reduced that nothing is left but a mere flat object." "But some artists rejected this reductivist description of the aesthetic medium as inadequate. Citing the examples of film, television and video, they understood and articulated the medium as aggregative, as a complex structure of interlocking and interdependent technical supports and layered conventions distinct from physical properties. For them, the specificity of a medium lay in its constitutive hererogeneity - the fact that it always differs from itself." "Here, Rosalind Krauss positions the work of Marcel Broodthaers within this alternative narrative. Referring to the Belgian artist's films, books, graphic design and museum "fictions," she presents Broodthaers as standing at, and thus standing for, the "complex" of the self-differing medium. Professor Krauss argues that his work demonstrates that the specificity of mediums, even modernist ones, can never be simply collapsed into the physicality of their support."--Jacket
Under blue cup by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relation of aesthetic mediums to memory and discusses the work of such artists as Ed Ruscha, William Kentridge, Sophie Calle, and James Coleman
Perpetual inventory by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a collection of essays -- spanning three decades -- of the writings of American art critic and theorist Rosalind E. Krauss (b. 1941). Krauss is a leading voice among modern art historians, prominent in the field of deconstructionist, feminist, and psychoanalytical art criticism. Krauss examines what she has come to call the "post-medium condition"--The abandonment by contemporary art of the modernist emphasis on the medium as the source of artistic significance. Krauss maintains that master narrative of contemporary art ended when conceptual art and other contemporary practices jettisoned the specific medium in order to juxtapose image and written text in the same work
The sculpture of David Smith : a catalogue raisonné by Rosalind E Krauss( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houses of cards by Peter Eisenman( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Smith : a centennial by David Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
October : the second decade, 1986-1996
Passages in modern sculptureBachelorsArt since 1900 : modernism, antimodernism, postmodernismThe originality of the avant-garde and other modernist mythsThe optical unconsciousThe Picasso papersL'amour fou : photography & surrealismFormless : a user's guide
Alternative Names
Krauss R.

Krauss, R. E.

Krauss, Rosalind.

Krauss Rosalind 1940-....

Krauss, Rosalind 1941-

Krauss Rosalind E.

Krauss, Rosalind E., 1940-

Krauss, Rosalind E. 1941-

Krauss, Rosalind Epstein.

Krauss, Rosalind Epstein Krauss

Rosalind E. Krauss Amerikaans kunsthistorica

Rosalind E. Krauss historiadora del arte estadounidense

Rosalind E. Krauss konstvetare

Rosalind Krauss

Rosalind Krauss critica d'arte statunitense

Rosalind Krauss historienne de l'art américaine

Rosalind Krauss US-amerikanische Kunstkritikerin und -theoretikerin, Professorin und Kuratorin

Краусс, Розалинда

רוזלינד קראוס

רוזלינד קראוס היסטוריונית אמנות אמריקאית

روزالید کراوس

크라우스, 로잘린드 1941-

크라우스, 로잘린드 E. 1941-

크라우스, 로절린드 1941-

クラウス, ロザリンド・E


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