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Miwon Kwon

Miwon Kwon is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Titles by This Author

Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity

Site-specific art emerged in the late 1960s in reaction to the growing commodification of art and the prevailing ideals of art's autonomy and universality. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, as site-specific art intersected with land art, process art, performance art, conceptual art, installation art, institutional critique, community-based art, and public art, its creators insisted on the inseparability of the work and its context.