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Jones, Amelia

Works: 131 works in 444 publications in 5 languages and 12,202 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition, pictorial works  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Creator, Director, Redactor
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Amelia Jones
Irrational modernism : a neurasthenic history of New York Dada by Amelia Jones( )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Irrational Modernism, Amelia Jones gives us a history of New York Dada reinterpreted in relation to the life and works of Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven. Jones enlarges our conception of New York Dada beyond the male avant-garde heroics of Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Francis Picabia to include the rebellious body of the Baroness. If they practiced Dada, she lived it, with her unorthodox personal life, wild assemblage objects, radical poetry and prose, and the flamboyant self-displays by which she became her own work of art. Through this reinterpretation, Jones not only provides a revisionist history of an art movement but also suggests a new method of art history."--Jacket
Perform, repeat, record : live art in history by Amelia Jones( )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bringing together contributors from dance, theatre, visual studies, and art history, Perform, Repeat, Record addresses the conundrum of how live art is positioned within history. Set apart from other art forms in that it may never be performed in precisely the same way twice, ephemeral artwork exists both at the time of its staging and long after in the memories of its spectators and their testimonies, as well as in material objects, visual media, and text, all of which offer new critical possibilities. Among the artists, theorists, and historians who contributed to this volume are Marina Abramović, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Rebecca Schneider, Boris Groys, Jane Blocker, Carolee Schneemann, Tehching Hsieh, Orlan, Tilda Swinton, and Jean-Luc Nancy."--Pub. desc
The artist's body by Tracey Warr( Book )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Item examines the use of the artist's body as subject and object in twentieth century, covering the work of many artists
The feminism and visual culture reader by Amelia Jones( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feminism is one of the most important perspectives from which visual culture has been theorised and historicised over the past 30 years. This book brings together a wide array of writings, including classic texts and polemical new pieces
Cindy Sherman : retrospective by Cindy Sherman( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive catalogue traces the career of Cindy Sherman, examining her achievements as one of the leading American artists of our time. By exploring the myriad constructions of female identity and the body in our culture, Sherman imitates and confronts assorted representational stereotypes, becoming for many an icon of the contemporary concerns of feminism and postmodernism. Essayists Amada Cruz, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, and Amelia Jones offer keen insight and observations from several distinct vantage points, demonstrating that Sherman's work is a lens through which to view contemporary art and its ongoing concern with the profound issues of the structures of the self. More than 200 images show the breadth of Sherman's body of work, from the Untitled Film Stills of the 1970s to series such as Centerfolds, Fashion, Disasters, Fairy Tales, and History Portraits, as well as photographs influenced by surrealist artists. Also included are intriguing excerpts from Sherman's notebooks, selections from her contact sheets, and numerous Polaroid studies, all of which shed light on the artist's process
Sexual politics : Judy Chicago's Dinner party in feminist art history by Amelia Jones( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume, which is published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, provide a major reevaluation of The Dinner Party and the debates that it has prompted, placing it within the broader context of art history and theory. Presenting works dating from the early 1960s to the present by other feminist artists, the book explores important issues raised in feminist art history and practice over the last thirty-five years. The works included make clear that The Dinner Party was produced within, and takes its meanings from, a historical matrix in which explorations of female sexuality, ideals of beauty, domesticity, violence against women, the questioning of male authority, the diversity of female experience, and other concerns have served as means of addressing issues of identity, oppression, and personal and social power
A companion to contemporary art since 1945 by Amelia Jones( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text features a grand survey of the historical, social, and aesthetic issues relevant to the development of contemporary art since 1945
Body art/performing the subject by Amelia Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1990s have seen an explosion of interest in body art, in which the artist's body is integral to the work of art. With the revoking of NEA funding for such artists as Karen Finley, Tim Miller and others, public awareness and media coverage of body-oriented performances have increased. Yet the roots of body art extend to the 1960s and before. In this book, Amelia Jones explores body art projects from the 1960s and 1970s and relates their impact to the work of body artists active today, providing a conceptual framework for defining postmodernism in the visual arts. Jones begins with a discussion of the shifting intellectual terrain of the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the work of Ana Mendieta. Moving to an examination of the reception of Jackson Pollock's performative acts of painting, she argues that Pollock is a pivotal figure between modernism and postmodernism. The book continues with explorations of Vito Acconci and Hannah Wilke, whose practices exemplify a new kind of performance that arose in the late 1960s, one that represents a dramatic shift in the conception of the artistic subject. Jones then surveys the work of a younger generation of artists - including Laurie Anderson, Orlan, Maureen Connor, Lyle Ashton Harris, Laura Aguilar and Bob Flanagan - whose recent work integrates technology and issues of identity to continue to expand the critique begun in earlier body art projects. Embracing a mix of methodologies and perspectives (including feminism, queer theory, philosophy, psychoanalysis and literary theory), this examination of body art provides historical insight and context that rethinks the parameters of postmodern culture."--Publisher's description
Performing the body/performing the text by Amelia Jones( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring performativity in art theory and practice, this volume examines ways of rethinking processess in visual culture. Since the 1960s, visual art practices have taken contemporary art outside the museum and gallery, exploding the normal boundaries
Postmodernism and the en-gendering of Marcel Duchamp by Amelia Jones( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernism and the En-qendering of Marcel Duchamp is a critical analysis of postmodernism in the visual arts since the 1960s
Seeing differently : a history and theory identification and the visual arts by Amelia Jones( Book )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimately, Seeing Differently offers a mode of thinking identification as a "queer feminist durational" process that can never be fully resolved but must be accounted for in thinking about art and visual culture. Queer feminist durationality is a mode of relational interpretation that affects both "art" and "interpreter," potentially making us more aware of how we evaluate and give value to art and other kinds of visual culture."--Pub. desc
Self image : technology, representation, and the contemporary subject by Amelia Jones( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Self/Image explores the ways in which contemporary artists have deployed new technologies of representation, from analogue photography to more recent artistic practices including digital imaging, performance, robotics, film and video installations, to explore and articulate shifting modes of subjectivity. This book is one of the first full-length studies to investigate the complex intersubjective relations among these diverse artistic practices." "Including over 100 illustrations from mainstream film to independent film, video art, performance and the visual arts, this important and original book provides an excellent companion to more general studies of contemporary art history, and media and cultural studies in the post-1960 period."--Jacket
Sexuality( Book )

13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It has been argued, most notably in psychoanalytic and modernist art discourse, that the production of works of art is fundamentally driven by sexual desire. It has been further argued, particularly since the early 1970s, that sexual drives and desires also condition the distribution, display and reception of art. This anthology traces how and why this identification of art with sexual expression or repression arose and how the terms have shifted in tandem with artistic and theoretical debates, from the era of the rights movements to the present. Among the subjects it discusses are abjection and the "informe," or formless; pornography and the obscene; the performativity of gender and sexuality; and the role of sexuality in forging radical art or curatorial practices in response to such issues as state-sponsored repression and anti-feminism in the broader social realm." -- Publisher's description
Paul McCarthy by Paul McCarthy( Book )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otherwise : imagining queer feminist art histories( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Otherwise: Imagining queer feminist art histories" is the first publication to address queer feminist politics, methods and theories in relation to the visual arts, including new media, installation and performance art. Despite the crucial contribution of considerations of 'queer' to feminism in other disciplines of the humanities, and the strong impact of feminist art history on queer visual theory, a visible and influential queer feminist art history has remained elusive. This book fills the gap by offering a range of essays by key North American and European scholars, both emerging and renowned, who address the historiographic and political questions arising from the relationship between art history and queer theory in order to help map exclusions and to offer models of a new queer feminist art historical or curatorial approach
Whiteness, a wayward construction by Tyler Stallings( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Time for Action (There's no option) : about feminism by Katy Deepwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on an exhibition of the same title, this book focuses on self-confident, non-conformist feminist positions, and points out that new role models and strategies are being requested. In her essay, Amelia Jones contests the notion of a current post-feminism and, using the example of Pipilotti Rist's works, develops a model of parafeminism. Referring to Mary Beth Edelson and Annie Sprinkle, Maria Elena Buszek compares two generations and their respective strategies, and Katy Deepwell questions the role of female artists within art history. Mercedes Bunz looks at feminism in relation to flexibilized capitalism and diagnoses a new form of oppression. The exhibition's curator, Heike Munder, presents a survey of the exhibition's different positions and makes an appeal for new role models. With contributions by artists such as Anat Ben-David, Patty Chang, Mary Beth Edelson, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Manon, Yoko Ono, Pipilotti Rist, Katharina Sieverding, Annie Sprinkle, and Mathilde ter Heijne."--JRP-Ringier website
Laura Aguilar : show and tell by Laura Aguilar( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell surveys the career of Laura Aguilar, a Chicana photographer who is most widely known for black-and-white nude self-portraits that are frank and self-assertive, yet deeply sensitive and poetic. In photographs that are frequently political as well as personal, Aguilar offers candid portrayals of herself, her friends and family, and her Chicano/Latino and LBGT communities. Ten essays trace the development of Aguilar's work over three decades, exploring her photography in terms of its social, historical, and art historical contexts. This catalog accompanies Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, a retrospective at the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College. The exhibition is a collaboration between the museum and the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, which houses the Laura Aguilar Collection of the artist's papers and photographs. --
Paul McCarthy : Pinocchio by Jean-Charles Masséra( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Sherman : rétrospective by Cindy Sherman( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrace la carrière de Cindy Sherman, de ses débuts dans les années 70 à aujourd'hui : vingt années de création photographique d'une grande importance dans l'histoire de l'art en cette fin de siècle. Des extraits des carnets de la photographe, un choix de planches et des études préparatoires sur format Polaroïd, éclairent sous un jour nouveau le processus de création et complètent le livre
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Cindy Sherman : retrospective
Alternative Names
Amelia Jones American art historian

Amelia Jones Amerikaans kunsthistorica

Amelia Jones historiadora da arte estadounidense

Amelia Jones historiadora del arte estadounidense

Amelia Jones historienne de l'art américaine

Jones, Amelia G. 1961-

Амелия Джонс

إميليا جونز مؤرخة فن أمريكية

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English (277)

French (12)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

The artist's bodyThe feminism and visual culture readerCindy Sherman : retrospectiveA companion to contemporary art since 1945Body art/performing the subjectPerforming the body/performing the textPostmodernism and the en-gendering of Marcel DuchampSelf image : technology, representation, and the contemporary subject