Benjamin Buhloh. Recepcija nasleđa avangarde / Benjamin Buchloh. Reception of Avant-Garde Heritage

Milica Ivić


This work deals with some of the most important aspects of the theoretical and critical work of art historian Benjamin H. D. Buchloh. Beside being co-editor of October and professor of modern art at Harvard University, he is the key witness to all the phenomena we find essential to the contemporary art development. He witnessed the moment of their emergence from up close or from the key places of their influence on the rest of the world. He interpreted historical avant-garde and neo-avantgarde movements with special attention, in an attempt to define criteria (historical, ideological, and esthetical) for distinguishing between European and American neo-avantgarde. His geopolitical biography, his insight into the relation between art and politics in the after war Germany, as well as the results of his research of the avantgards were presented in the essay.


art history, avant-garde, neoavantgarde, culture industry, political

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