characters ï eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Linda WeintraubThis book was not what I expected The most interesting parts for me were the interviews living artists discuss the economic and social choices and conseuences the interviews living artists discuss the economic and social choices and conseuences art making in 2003 This information feels freshly evealed The essays vary though I hoping for critical and contextual writings and was disap. From the first page to
the from Thomas Kinkaid eally to Matthew Barney this book serves as a launching pad Conclusions are perpetuallylast from Thomas Kinkaid eally to Matthew Barney this book serves as a launching pad Conclusions are perpetually Resolutions are continually postponed The text is written for takeoff not arrival It is a first step for eaders' explorations of current modes of art making and for their own future artistic achievements The much anticipated follow up to Art on the Edge and Over Linda Weintraub's highly accessible introduction to contemporary art since the 1970s In the Making Creative Options for Contemporary Art explores essential but sometimes elusive facets of art making today In her trademark writing style straightforward and jargon free Weintraub sets out to itemize the conceptual and practical concerns that go into making contemporary art in all its endless permutations In six clearly defined thematic sections Scoping an Audience Sourcing Inspiration Crafting an Artistic 'Self' Expressing an Artistic Attitude Ch. Pointed with how isolated each essay is in
the context of the book and how isolated each artist is presented as This made me occasionallycontext the book and how isolated each artist is presented as being This made me occasionally of Weintraub s information and insights since it is obvious that each artist is working in a specific context with specific histories informing their wo. Oosing a Mission and Measuring Success Weintraub moves artist by artist in 40 individual chapters using each to explain a different aspect of art making Isaac Julien makes work for a highly specific audience; Michal Rovner communicates through metaphor and symbol; Charles Ray disrupts the viewer's assumptions; Pipilotti Rist is inspired female emotions; William Kentridge is moved by apartheid and edemption; Vanessa Beecroft the biography of a smart attractive Caucasian woman; and Matthew Barney achieves success through Dahmer Detective: The Interrogation and Investigation That Shocked The World resistance Through a compelling combination ofenowned and up and coming artists Weintraub creates a complex understanding of how to make and look at contemporary art but in a simple easily digestible format and languageIn addition to being a fine ead for anyone who simply wants to understand how to look at contemporary art In the Making is also an exceptional pedagogical tool one that addresses what is fast becoming. Rk and this is never addressed Why I LOVE this book on contemporary artists A wonderful intro to the current art world ah art school i
ACTUALLY READ ALL OF MY ARTread all of my art text books still have them and still use them this is one of the useful books i own Variety of artists but getting a little out of date. A huge gap in art education Teaching artistic techniues no longer provides young artists with a sufficient education a full ange of conceptual issues needs to be considered in any well ounded studio practice Yet these very same conceptual issues are often that are dealt with textually in art history and criticism classes Weintraub offers a series of texts that fit suarely into this gap addressing issues that concern anyone who is learning how to make art or how to understand itIn addition In the Making includes a series of interviews in which many of the artists discuss the practical issues of their life's work Conducted by Weintraub's students at Oberlin College the interviews pose uestions about the artists' schooling their studio space and how they support themselves if their main income doesn't come from their art the kind of uestions every art student has always wanted to ask the artists whose work they see on gallery wal.