Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

@inproceedings{Evans2017DouglasSA,
  title={Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity},
  author={Victoria L. Evans},
  year={2017}
}
‘For those tired of preachy and essentialist accounts of anthropologists and artists as handmaidens to other people’s authentic, “bare” culture, Tarek Elhaik’s book will be a shot in the arm. Elhaik argues that anthropology and art, by succumbing to the trope of radical alterity, have lost their speculative edge, while the international art market renders their sincere efforts irrelevant. His vivid and mordant analysis of the dramatic power dynamics of rivalry, complicity, contamination, and… Expand