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Cremaster

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Introduction

Matthew Barney’s Cremaster
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is fifth in a series of films that were made between 1994 and 2002.  In this essay I will discuss how this film makes use of three different biological processes and show how these provide a model for the production of conceptual art.

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Performance Arts

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Hélio Oiticica, one of the most important avant-garde Brazilian artists in the 60s and 70s stated that the concept of ‘New Objectivity’ does not seek, as many think, to ‘dilute’ structures, but to give them a total

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Audience and Emotional Response

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Introduction

The traffic that is present in any ordinary city is absent. An unusual silence takes over and one may feel confused, unsettled, in a state of bewilderment, perhaps affected by the unique and beautiful landscape

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