The Australian Art Field: Practices, Policies, Institutions (Routledge Research in Art History) (Paperback)

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By Tony Bennett (Editor), Deborah Stevenson (Editor), Fred Myers (Editor)
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This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners to take stock of the frictions generated by a tumultuous time in the Australian art field and to probe what the crises might mean for the future of the arts in Australia.

Specific topics include national and international art markets; art practices in their broader social and political contexts; social relations and institutions and their role in contemporary Australian art; the policy regimes and funding programmes of Australian governments; and national and international art markets. In addition, the collection will pay detailed attention to the field of indigenous art and the work of Indigenous artists.

This book will be of interest to scholars in contemporary art, art history, cultural studies, and Indigenous peoples.

About the Author

Tony Bennett is Research Professor in Social and Cultural Theory in Western Sydney University's Institute for Culture and Society, and a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the UK Academy of the Social Sciences.Deborah Stevenson is Professor of Sociology and Urban Cultural Research in the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University. Fred Myers is the Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University.Tamara Winikoff OAM is a cultural advocate and commentator, policy adviser and senior arts manager. Currently working as an arts consultant, Tamara was previously CEO of the national peak body for the Australian visual arts sector, the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA).

Product Details
ISBN: 9780367493066
ISBN-10: 0367493063
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2021
Pages: 354
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in Art History