Conceptual Art and the Others


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Conceptual Art and the Others
This paper will analyze the inclusiveness of the others in the conceptual art movement. The term others encompasses women, people of colour, and more generally non-Western cultures and nations. The exploration of this relationship is interesting for two reasons. First, conceptual art was committed to inclusiveness from its beginnings. Early conceptual artists were dedicated to allowing the rest of the world an entry point into the world of art. The second reason is the very nature of conceptual art. This controversial artistic movement was also dedicated to overthrowing traditional artistic values, which were centered on the physical object of art. The artists aimed to replace an object as artistic product...
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.....emained in their countries of origin.
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