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9/11 and the War on Terror$
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David Holloway

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780748633807

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001

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Photography and Visual Art

Photography and Visual Art

‘Convulsions of empire’ and ‘adventures in cubism’. Visualising republican culture after 9/11

(p.129) 6 Photography and Visual Art
9/11 and the War on Terror

David Holloway

Edinburgh University Press

Chapter 6, on visual art and photography, offers detailed discussion of the 9/11 photography exhibition here is new york, the September 2004 issue of art magazine ArtForum (on ‘political’ art after 9/11), and contemporary artwork including Isa Genzken's Empire/Vampire series of plinth-mounted found objects, and Tom Sachs' Presidential Seal. The chapter considers the Abu Ghraib torture photographs, and some of the installations and visual art inspired by them, including detailed discussion of Santiago Sierra's Polyurethane Sprayed on the Backs of 10 Workers, Richard Serra's Stop Bush, and Jenny Holzer's For the City. It also offers supporting discussion of a broad range of contemporary photography, visual-art, and art-criticism.

Keywords:   Art, Art-criticism, Photography, Abu Ghraib, Torture, here is new york, Isa Genzken, Tom Sachs, Santiago Sierra, Jenny Holzer

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