Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Academic Program Adviser
Maria Antonella Pelizzari
The thesis is about the phenomenon of "artist-company" -- commercial methodologies employed by contemporary artists are determining their artworks. Taking XuZhen as a case study, it attempts to understand the phenomenon through aspects including art autonomy and institutional theories. It argues that "artist-company" is a continuation of institutional critique.
Gu, Qianfan, "Xu Zhen & MadeIn Company: The Phenomenon of Artist-Company" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.