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Read online When Humour Becomes Painful.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC When Humour Becomes Painful From Dada to Fluxus through Sensation to today humor is at the heart of much of the most beloved and least comfortable art out there Humor s ambivalence its ability to shift between the utopian and the destructive and its refusal of absolute values distinguish many of those twentieth century movements that continue to exert an influence This catalogue of work from more than artists including Bruce Nauman and Jake amp Dinos Chapman parses humor s mechanisms in works that seduce us with a laugh and then stop us in our tracks with more painful or uncomfortable themes Deconstructions of the male artist persona by Vito Acconci and Jurgen Klauke use wit to confront taboos head on which connects them with the more recent work of John Bock and Klara Liden Among classic pieces included are Joseph Beuys s Capri Batterie and George Maciunas s Flux Smile Machine by Felicity Lunn, Vito Acconci, John Bock

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When Humour Becomes Painful
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Number of Pages:231
Category:Philosophy, Theory
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