Midnight: The Tempest Essays returns the question of pragmatism to the everyday critical practice of the art historian. Illustrated case studies on Eugène Atget, Marcel Duchamp, Jean-Luc Godard, Cindy Sherman, Louise Lawler, Rachel Whiteread, Gabriel Orozco, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Lawrence Weiner, Nancy Spero, Rem Koolhaas, Martha Rosler, Gerhard Richter, Matthew Barney and Richard Serra, among others, build to form new book-length lines of continuity and investigation.
Molly Nesbit is Professor in the Department of Art at Vassar College and a contributing editor of Artforum. This is the second book in her Pre-Occupations series, following The Pragmatism in the History of Art (2013). Her other books include Atget's Seven Albums (1992) and Their Common Sense (2000).
Editor: Molly Nesbit
Design: Project Projects
Dimensions: 6 x 9 in