Authenticity in Transition

Changing Practices in Contemporary Art Making and Conservation

Editors  Erma HermensFrances Robertson

This volume contains papers from the NeCCAR 2014 conference “Authenticity in Transition”. The papers debate the various ways that changing artistic practices affect our interpretation, conservation, and curation of contemporary art, with a special reference to the shifting concepts of authenticity and artistic intent. The papers examine the topic through many mediums including artists’ viewpoints, the ephemeral nature of materials, historical perspective. The volume especially focuses on the problems caused by a shifting concept of authenticity to the conservation of artworks and conservation ethics.

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ISBN 9781909492363
Binding Paperback
Dimensions 175 x 245mm
Pages 220
Published April 2016
Price £37.50