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Death 24x a Second (Chapter 2) by Laura Mulvey

The Institution of Critique by Hito Steyerl

Power Relations within Existing Art Institutions by Adrian Piper

Why Third Text? by Rasheed Araeen

The Queer Art of Failure (Chapter 3) by Jack Halberstam

Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity (Introduction) by Jose Esteban Munoz

The Artist Leaving the Googleplex by Andrew Norman Wilson

Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique by Roderick A. Ferguson

Occupational Realism by Julia Bryan-Wilson

Bodies in Alliance and the Politics of the Street (excerpts) by Judith Butler

Put Your Thing Down, Flip It, and Reverse It: Reimagining Craft Identities Using Tactics of Queer Theory by L.J. Roberts

Gaze by Margaret Olin

Origins of Transference by Melanie Klein

The Right to Speak by Pierre Bourdieu

Art and Objecthood by Michael Fried

Whose Monument Where? Public Art in a Many-Cultured Society by Judith Baca

Sculpture in the Expanded Field by Rosalind Krauss

Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste (Introduction) by Pierre Bourdieu

Museums: Managers of Consciousness by Hans Haacke

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House by Audre Lorde

Contemporary Art and the Plight of its Public by Leo Steinberg

What Is Art? (Chapter 5) by Leo Tolstoy

Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences by Jacques Derrida

Getting the Warhol We Deserve: Cultural Studies and Queer Culture by Douglas Crimp

In, around, and afterthoughts (on documentary photography) by Martha Rosler

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