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  • Title: Ruins
  • Author: Brian Dillon
  • ISBN: 9780262516372
  • Page: 395
  • Format: Paperback

  • Ruins By Brian Dillon A comprehensive examination of ruins of the modern era in contemporary art and cultural theory.The ruins of the modern era are the landmarks of recent art s turn toward site and situation, history and memory The abiding interest of artists in ruination and decay has led in particular to the concept of the modern ruin an ambiguous site of artistic and architectural moA comprehensive examination of ruins of the modern era in contemporary art and cultural theory.The ruins of the modern era are the landmarks of recent art s turn toward site and situation, history and memory The abiding interest of artists in ruination and decay has led in particular to the concept of the modern ruin an ambiguous site of artistic and architectural modernism, personal and collective memories, and the cultural afterlife of eras such as those of state communism and colonialism Contemporary art s explorations of the ruin can evoke on the one hand diverse experiences of nostalgia and on the other a ceaselessly renewed encounter with catastrophes of the recent past and apprehensions of the future For every relic of a harmonious era or utopian dream stands another recalling industrial decline, environmental disaster, and the depredations of war.This anthology provides a comprehensive survey of the contemporary ruin in cultural discourse, aesthetics, and artistic practice It examines the development of ruin aesthetics from the early modern era to the present the ruin as a privileged emblem of modernity s decline the relic as a portal onto the political history of the recent past the destruction and decline of cities and landscapes, with the emergence of non places and drosscape the symbolism of the entropic and decayed in critical environmentalism and the confusing temporalities of the ruin in recent art its involution of timescales and perspectives as it addresses not just the past but the future.
    Brian Dillon
    BRIAN DILLON was born in Dublin in 1969 His books include Objects in This Mirror Essays Sternberg Press, 2014 , Sanctuary Sternberg Press, 2011 , Ruins MIT Press Whitechapel Gallery, 2011 , Tormented Hope Nine Hypochondriac Lives Penguin, 2009 and In the Dark Room Penguin 2005.His writing appears regularly in the Guardian, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, Artforum and frieze Dillon is reader in critical writing at the Royal College of Art, and UK editor of Cabinet magazine He is working on a book about the Great Explosion at Faversham in 1916.

    Ruins By Brian Dillon

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