Third Text is the world’s leading journal on art in the global context. Known for challenging received notions of art practice, art history, popular media and cultural theory, it has never accepted unquestioningly the claims of anti-racism, multiculturalism or postcolonialism. Similarly, Third Text, has not only championed new artists from six continents, it has raised the critical temperature and the political stakes for art and cultural practice in the age of globalization.
This Reader collects essays by some of the best-known critics in global art and cultural studies, together with some of the most exciting new voices to emerge over the last two decades. Divided into sections that cover History, Representation, Identity, Film, ‘Post’ theory and Globalisation, it will be invaluable to students and teachers of art, cultural and media studies.