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Factory-esque: Temporalities of Critique in Michael Landy's Breakdown

Rosamond, Emily. 2011. Factory-esque: Temporalities of Critique in Michael Landy's Breakdown. In: Ahlia Moussa and Simon Bentley, eds. Revisiting Ephemera. London, Ontario, Canada: MacIntosh Gallery/Blue Medium Press, pp. 37-52. ISBN 9780986750663 0986750662 [Book Section]

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Abstract or Description

This essay explores some problems associated with interpreting Michael Landy's 2001 artwork Breakdown as a critique of capitalism. It posits a theory of critical duration as a way to understand this work's complex relationship to critique.

Item Type:

Book Section

Keywords:

contemporary art, installation art, performance art, Henri Bergson, critique, duration

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Visual Cultures

Dates:

DateEvent
2011Accepted
2011Published

Item ID:

21292

Date Deposited:

09 Oct 2017 09:16

Last Modified:

09 Jul 2018 15:14

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/21292

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