Explores the role of the meal in contemporary art. This title offers the survey of the artist-orchestrated meal: since the 1930s, the act of sharing food and drink has been used to advance aesthetic goals and foster critical engagement with the culture of the moment.
Stephanie Smith is deputy director and chief curator at the Smart Museum of Art, an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Visual Art at the University of Chicago, and a founding member of its Open Practice Committee. She is an editor of the journal Afterall, to which she is also a regular contributor. She curated the exhibition Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art.
The University of Chicago Press
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Fine Arts / Art History
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University of Chicago,David & Alfred Smart Museum,US