Ileana Parvu is an Associate Professor of History and Theory of Art in the Department of Visual Arts at HEAD – Genève (HES-SO).
Between concept and competence
The handmade in the work of Zoë Sheehan Saldaña
In 1981, Ian Burn posited that conceptual art was responsible for a loss of manual skills among artists. By putting the emphasis on conception, artists have deprived themselves of the specific knowledge…