Is institutional critique passé?

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Actually, for Peter Osborne, it's more accurately described as redundant. In "Non-places and the Spaces of Art" he writes:

There are developments to which the still powerful Situationist problematic of commodification and technological mediation ('spectacle') remains relevant, but to which it increasingly appears, in crucial respects, inadequate. They also mark a certain historical redundancy in existing forms of the artistic project of institutional critique, insofar as they presuppose the art museum and the gallery as the prevailing physical sites of contemporary art. (187)


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