October: The First Decade

OCTOBER: The First Decade brings together a selection of some of the most important and representative texts, many from issues long out of print, that have appeared in one of the foremost journals in art criticism and theory. Contributors include Rosalind Krauss, Sergei Eisenstein, Peter Handke, Georges Didi Huberman, Mary Ann Doane, and Hans Haacke. Their essays are organized under the categories of the index, historical materialism, the critique of institutions, psychoanalysis, rhetoric, and the body.

Annette Michelson is Professor of Cinema Studies at New York University. Rosalind Krauss is Professor of Art History at Hunter College, CUNY Douglas Crimp is an art critic, and Joan Copjec is a film theorist.