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By Lotte Philipsen

This present day, modern artwork is a world phenomenon. Biennales, museums, artwork festivals, galleries, public sale homes, academies and audiences for modern visible artwork are all associations whose presence on an international scale has widened vastly prior to now 20 years. hence, by way of together with modern paintings from non-Western areas, those conventional Western artwork associations haven't merely broadened their scope to a better quantity, yet have additionally been challenged themselves by means of the recent cultural, financial and media global order of globalization. How modern paintings is made 'international' is the topic of this ebook, tracing because it does advancements prior to now 20 years, whereas focusing quite at the mechanisms of 'globality' that are at paintings within the paintings international this present day. The e-book severely investigates basic questions like: what's 'New Internationalism' in modern artwork, and the way it affected the artwork international? How does New Internationalism relate to options like ethnicity, aesthetics, typical artwork heritage, and new media? and the way is New Internationalism, relatively sarcastically, furthered to a better volume by means of international capitalism than it's through probably innovative artwork tasks?

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