ART AND THE CITY: New book by UPD Fellow Julie Ren

Art and the City: Worlding the Discussion through a Critical Artscape (Routledge, 2017) edited by UPD Fellow in Human Geography Julie Ren and Jason Luger is currently available for pre-order online and hard copies will be available in May. It is part of the series The Routledge Critical Studies in Urbanism and the City.

Partial abstract:
Artistic practices have long been disturbing the relationships between art and space. They have challenged the boundaries of performer/spectator, of public/private, introduced intervention and installation, ephemerality and performance, and constantly sought out new modes of distressing expectations about what is construed as art. But when we expand the world in which we look at art, how does this change our understanding of critical artistic practice?
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