In the years since its original publication, Van Winkel’s essay has made a significant contribution to the contemporary discourse on what it means to be an artist today. Among the proofs of its importance is the fact that each and every later contributor to the essay series has referred – whether positively or negatively – to the propositions advanced in it.
The text developed out of Van Winkel’s work as professor of the research group Visual Arts at AKV|St.Joost, Avans University, ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Five years after its publication, the continuing interest shown in the subject by the international art world has now prompted the publication of this English-language edition, prepared in collaboration with the author and with an afterword written by him.
author: Camiel van Winkel
design: Stout/Kramer, Rotterdam
2013 / ISBN 978-90-76936-40-6 / €15