Art and the Politics of Neoliberal Subjectivity: The Activist Artist in the East Village, 1981-1993.

Quick, Gabriel.

Abstract: This thesis examines contemporary political art in New York City's East Village as set against the neoliberal political economy of the 1980s, arguing for the formation of a characteristically ambivalent subject-position exemplified by certain activist artists and their work. The introduction surveys key examples of East Village art and its positions within neoliberalism and postmodernity... read more

Tufts University. Department of Art and Art History.
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