Lea Ypi

6-7.30pm | Wednesday 18 November 2010
Room J116 (Cañada Blanch Room), Cowdray House, European Institute, LSE

Lea Ypi, Post-Doctoal Prize Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford

After illustrating the transformation of contemporary art in parallel with Marxist critiques of visual art in capitalist societies, this talk explores some features of artistic avant-garde projects and illustrates their enduring vulnerability to economic manipulation and political instrumentalisation.