Art Since 1940 / Edition 2

Art Since 1940 / Edition 2

by Jonathan Fineberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130858439

ISBN-13: 9780130858436

Pub. Date: 01/24/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This comprehensive and authoritative book illustrates art from the 1940's and stresses the individuality of the artists in relation to their political, social, and cultural contexts. The book focuses on the meaning of the major works and innovations. It features nearly 600 illustrations (approximately half in color) representing art

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This comprehensive and authoritative book illustrates art from the 1940's and stresses the individuality of the artists in relation to their political, social, and cultural contexts. The book focuses on the meaning of the major works and innovations. It features nearly 600 illustrations (approximately half in color) representing art since 1940, both in Europe and America. It explores the full range of periods, artists, and movements: New York in the Forties; Calder, Hofmann, Gorky, Motherwell, De Kooning; Existentialism (Pollock, Newman, Rothko, David Smith); The New European Masters of the Late Forties (Dubuffet, Giacometti, Bacon), plus so much more. For anyone interested in Postwar Art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130858436
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/24/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. New York in the Forties.
3. A Dialog with Europe.
(Calder, Hofmann, Gorky, Motherwell, De Kooning)

4. Existentialism Comes to the Fore.
(Pollock, Newman, Rothko, David Smith)

5. The New European Masters of the Late Forties.
(Dubuffet, Giacometti, Bacon)

6. Some International Tendencies of the Fifties.
(Purified Abstraction, Greenberg's Definition of Modernism, The Cobra, The Figurative Revival of the Fifties)

7. The Beat Generation: The Fifties in America.
(Cage, Rauschenberg, Junk Sculpture, Happenings, Fluxus, Oldenburg, Johns)

8. The European Vanguard of the Later Fifties.
(Nouveau Réalisme, Beuys, British Pop)

9. The Landscape of Signs: American Pop Art 1960 to 1965.
(Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rosenquist, Westermann, Saul, The Hairy Who, West Coast Pop, Arneson)

10. In the Nature of Materials: The Later Sixties.
(Minimal Art, Stella, Judd, Tony Smith, Andre, Flavin, Morris, LeWitt, The Los Angeles Light and Space Movement, Eva Hesse, Nauman, Serra, Heizer, De Maria, Smithson, Arte Povera)

11. Politics and Postmodernism: The Transition to the Seventies.
(Conceptual Art, Body and Performance Art, Christo, Polke,Baldessari, Postmodernism, Polke and Richter)

12. Surviving the Corporate Culture.
(Pluralism, Feminism, Photo Realism, Public Art, Matta-Clark, Bearden, Aycock, late Guston)

13. Painting at the End of the Seventies.
(Immendorff, Kiefer, Clemente, Bartlett, Rothenberg, Murray)

14. The Eighties.
(Puryear, Cragg, Schnabel, Borofsky, Haring, Basquiat, and Wojnarowicz, Appropriation)

15. New Tendencies of the Nineties.
(Return to the Body, Diasporic Identity, Kabakov, Ann Hamilton, Photography and Video, Art and Fashion)

16. To Say the Things That Are One's Own.
Bibliography.
Notes.
Index.

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