Terry Smith (NHC Fellow, 2007–08)
Becoming Contemporary: The Art History of an Idea
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Fellowship Work Summary, 2007–08
Terry Smith wrote three new chapters and revised the entire manuscript of What Is Contemporary Art? (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming 2009); revised one chapter and wrote six others for Contemporary Art: World Currents (London: Laurence King, forthcoming 2009); and completed work on an anthology he coedited, Antinomies of Art and Culture: Modernity, Postmodernity, Contemporaneity (Duke University Press, 2008). He wrote "Art Against Media: Peter Weibel's Television Works 1960s and 1970s" for Un_Imaginable, a book and DVD jointly produced by the iCinema Centre, Sydney, the ZKM Karlsruhe, and the University of Pittsburgh (Digital Arts Edition, 2008), and "Intervention: The State of Art History: Contemporary Art" for Art Bulletin (forthcoming 2009).