Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond / Edition 1

Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond / Edition 1

by Peter Selz, Susan Landauer
     
 


"The Art of Engagement represents a singular contribution to debates about the politics of art in California and far beyond."—Derrick R. Cartwright, author of Benjamin West: Allegory and Allegiance and co-author of Luis Gispert/Loud Image, and An Interlude in Giverny

"This book's combination of California as a subject,

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"The Art of Engagement represents a singular contribution to debates about the politics of art in California and far beyond."—Derrick R. Cartwright, author of Benjamin West: Allegory and Allegiance and co-author of Luis Gispert/Loud Image, and An Interlude in Giverny

"This book's combination of California as a subject, especially the social and political components, with the visual arts, makes it of wide interest to both scholars and general readers."—Paul J. Karlstrom, editor of On the Edge of America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520240520
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/09/2006
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
An overview : countering cultures : the California context1
Prologue : a personal view of the interaction of politics and art25
Introduction : paths to engagement29
1Against war and violence35
2Countercultural trends87
3On racism, discrimination, and identity politics129
4Toward a sustainable earth223

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