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Culture Now: Hal Foster

Culture Now: Hal Foster

6 Nov 2015

American art theorist Hal Foster is in conversation with Professor Mignon Nixon, discussing his new book Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency (Verso, 2015). His new work examines the evolution of art and criticism in Western Europe and North America over the last twenty-five years, exploring their dynamic relation to the general condition of emergency instilled by neoliberalism and the war on terror.

Culture Now: Hal Foster

Hal Foster is Townsend Martin Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. A co-editor of October magazine and books, he is the editor of The Anti-Aesthetic, and the author of Design and Crime, Recodings, The Return of the Real, Compulsive Beauty and The Art-Architecture Complex.

Mignon Nixon is the Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at The Courtauld Institute of Art. She is the author of Fantastic Reality: Louise Bourgeois and a Story of Modern Art (MIT Press/October Books, 2005) and the editor of the Eva Hesse October File(MIT Press/October Files, 2002). She is a co-editor of October magazine (New York).

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