Summary: Covering the entire 20th century, this text traces the roots of conceptualrt to movements such as Dada, explaining its importance in the 1960s and970s and showing that it is still alive today.;In 1917 Marcel Duchamp signedhe name R. Mutt on a urinal and placed it in a gallery. Even the mosttrident modernists refused to accept this object as a work of art, however,uchamp stuck to his guns, claiming that he had chosen the urinal as an artbject so it must be art. Such arguments over the ...show more nature of art stillontinue today. Tony Godfrey sees the archetypal work of Conceptual Art as auestion and a proposition joined together: ''What is Art? This could be Art.''his text seeks to demystify the subject by placing the art in its social andolitical context. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 98
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