'In "Art Power", Groys examines modern and contemporary art according to its ideological function. [...] Arguing for the inclusion of politically motivated art in contemporary art discourse, Groys considers art produced under totalitarianism, Socialism, and post-Communism. He also considers today's mainstream Western art — which he finds behaving more and more according the norms of ideological propaganda: produced and exhibited for the masses at international exhibitions, biennials, and festivals.' - excerpt from front flap
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Chapter headings
The Logic of Equal Aesthetic Rights
On the New
On the Curatorship
Art in the Age of Biopolitics: From Artwork to Art Documentation
Iconoclasm as an Artistic Device: Iconoclastic Strategies in Film
From Image to Image File - and Back: Art in the Age of Digitalization
Multiple Authorship
The City in the Age of Touristic Reproduction
Critical Reflections
Art at War
The Hero's Body: Adolf Hitler's Art Theory
Educating the Masses: Socialist Realist Art
Beyond Diversity: Cultural Studies and Its Post-Communist Other
Privatizations, or Artificial Paradises of Post-Communism
Europe and Its Others
Art Power
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