The Contemporary Artist as Commodity Fetish

AuthorAmelia Jones
Date2004
Further Information

http://www.mcgill.ca/files/ahcs/JonesContArtistCommodityFetishpdf.pdf


From ‘Art Becomes You: Parody, Pastiche and the Politics of Art. Materiality in a Post-Material Paradigm’, edited by Henry Rogers and Aaron Williamson

‘… artists have explored the role of photographic imaging technologies in rendering or conveying the self, and correlatively in circulating the artist as an image (a commodity that can be reproduced, looked at, purchased, and/or downloaded and “possessed”).’

 

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