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Author Doyle, Jennifer, author.

Title Hold it against me : difficulty and emotion in contemporary art / Jennifer Doyle.

Publication Info. Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  709.051 D775h 2013    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xxiii, 203 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-192) and index.
Contents Introducing difficulty -- Hard feelings -- Patrolling the border between art and politics -- Vocabulary shift: from controversy to difficulty -- Difficulty's audience -- Three case studies in difficulty and the problem of affect -- A blank: Aliza Shvarts, Untitled (2008) -- Theater of cruelty: Thomas Eakins, The gross clinic (1875) -- Touchy subject: Ron Athey, Incorruptible flesh: dissociative sparkle (2006) -- Thinking feeling: criticism and emotion -- What happened to feeling? -- The difficulty of sentimentality: Franko B's I miss you! (2003) -- The strange theatricality of tears: Nao Bustamante's Neapolitan (2009) -- Relational aesthetics and affective labor -- Feeling overdetermined: identity, emotion, and history -- The difficulty of identity -- James Luna's The history of the Luiseņo people (Christmas, La Jolla Reservation 1990) (1990-1996, 2009) -- Difficulty and ideologies of emotion -- Carrie Mae Weems's From here I saw what happened and I cried (1995-1996) -- Conclusion: "History keeps me awake" -- David Wojnarowicz's Untitled (Hujar Dead) (1988-1989).
Subject Emotions in art.
Art, Modern -- 21st century -- Psychological aspects.
Art, Modern -- 21st century -- Themes, motives.
Art criticism.
Art criticism. (OCoLC)fst00815492
Art, Modern -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00816655
Art, Modern -- Themes, motives. (OCoLC)fst00816663
Emotions in art. (OCoLC)fst00908862
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
ISBN 9780822353133 (pbk. : alk. paper)
082235313X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822353027 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822353024 (cloth : alk. paper)

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