Author: Art & Language  
Posted: 01.07.2002; 17:41:01
Topic: Question 5
Msg #: 425 (in response to 424)
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Conceptual art was the catalyst for the great bureacratic revolution in museum culture of the 1970s. As such, the culture of museums (what is this?) was seen as tirelessly recuperating (Marcuse's rather lame concept) the fruits of alternative, oppositional practices. The ludicrousness of oppositional practices through art should be clear by now. Much effort has been expended on trying to explain that the image of art as oppositional is as much a function of museum culture as the product of over ripe artistic imaginations. Any culture that proclaims such a separation between theory and practice ought to be avoided. Michael Corris(


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