Art and Artefact
Edited by Nicholas Zurbrugg
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Jean Baudrillard by Nicholas Zurbrugg
Book DescriptionThis book offers a major reappraisal of Jean Baudrillard's thoughts on the image, radical illusion and media culture. Here for the first time, through a number of highly accessible interviews and recent essays, Baudrillard introduces what he calls the 'stunning clarity' of the photographic, and fascinatingly outlines his present thoughts on urban reality, aesthetics, virtual reality and new media technologies, in the light of his practice as a photographer. The book is illustrated with eight colour plates of Baudrillard's photographs and includes a number of provocative and illuminating responses to his recent writings from noted Baudrillard scholars. It also includes a definitive bibliography of critical responses to Baudrillard's writings on media culture, art and photography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761955801
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nicholas Zurbrugg
Critical Vices, Hardback (February 2000)
In these essays, Nicholas Zurbrugg charts the developments in late 20th-century multimedia art. He challenges accounts of postmodern techno-culture, and interweaves literary and cultural theory and visual studies to demonstrate the neutering of mass-media culture and the exceptions to it.
Parameters of Postmodernism, Hardback (November 1993)» View all books by Nicholas Zurbrugg
This work draws upon the author's interviews with leading postmodern artists, writers and performers. These include Baudrillard, Beckett, Brecht, Barthes, Cage, Eco, Glass, Grass, Monk and Wolf. It offers a challenging and positive view of postmodern culture.
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Author Biography - Nicholas Zurbrugg
Nicholas Zurbrugg is professor of English and Cultural Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities, de Montfort University, Leicester CONTRIBUTORS Rex Butler University of Queensland Alan Cholodenko University of Toronto Graham Coulter-Smith Griffith University Gary Genosko Toronto Paul Patton University of Sydney Richard G Smith University of Bristol Anne-Marie Willis University of New South Wales
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