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Art Juridified: Legality in Contemporary Art Workings

Abstract Art and law have a troubled relationship that is defined by steep hierarchies placing art subject to law. But beyond the interplay of transgressions and regulations, manifest in a number of high-profile cases, there are more intricate connections between the two disciplines. By expanding the notion of law into the concept of a hybrid collectif of legality, the hierarchies flatten and unfamiliar forms of possible interactions emerge. Legality, the quality of something being legal, serves as a model to show the capricious workings of law outside of its own profession. New juridical actors—such as algorithms—already challenge traditional regulatory powers and art could assume a similar role. This thesis offers a point of departure for the invo... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Schreiber, Christoph (Author) / Hoy, Meredith (Advisor) / Codell, Julie F. (Committee member) / Afanador-Pujol, Angélica J. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Art criticism / Art history / Law / coded art / hybrid collectif / Legality / legal philosophy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 62 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Art History 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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