Inside the Aboriginal Art World
By (author) Benjamin Genocchio
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Dollar Dreaming by Benjamin Genocchio
Book DescriptionDollar Dreaming explores how the Aboriginal art movement, born of isolation and deprivation in one of the remotest and harshest places on earth, has in little more than thirty years become a newly minted coin in the international art market, with paintings being exhibited and collected in Paris, Los Angeles and New York. In pursuit of the story, the author travels to visit and interview those individuals who are living through this extraordinary period of evolution - artists, dealers, curators, collectors, fakers and auction house staff - to convey through their words and experiences how the art form, and the international market for Aboriginal art, came alive. Dollar Dreaming is an authoritative, engaging and sometimes funny account of Aboriginal art today from one of Australia's most respected art critics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781740666091
(232mm x 160mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Benjamin Genocchio
Contemporary Art in Asia, Paperback (April 2011)
This foundational anthology maps the emergence of a dynamic new global phenomenon: contemporary Asian art.
Contemporary Asian Art, Hardback (August 2010)
Focusing on contemporary Asian art, this book surveys art created in Asia or by Asian artists from the 1990s onwards. It covers the full scope of Asian art, from calligraphy and ceramics, to installation and internet art. It features 200 colour illustrations and nearly 200 artists biographies.
What is Installation?, Paperback (November 2001)» View all books by Benjamin Genocchio
This book consists of a combination of new and previously published essays on the emergence and nature of installation art from the 1970s to the present. Themes include open air sculpture, site-specificity, institutional critiques and new media.
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