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Avant Garde in Exhibition: Making It New
     

Avant Garde in Exhibition: Making It New

by Bruce Altshuler
 
Throughout this century the visual avant-garde has met the public through provocative exhibitions, where partisans confronted anger and derision in reaction to the new art. Bruce Altshuler provides an account of more than twenty key exhibitions in Europe, America, and Asia from 1905 through the 60s, presenting a new perspective on advanced art through a focus on

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Throughout this century the visual avant-garde has met the public through provocative exhibitions, where partisans confronted anger and derision in reaction to the new art. Bruce Altshuler provides an account of more than twenty key exhibitions in Europe, America, and Asia from 1905 through the 60s, presenting a new perspective on advanced art through a focus on critical moments of interaction among artists, dealers, collectors, critics and public.

Author Biography: Bruce Altshuler is Director of the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum and author of Noguchi (1994).

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San Francisco Chronicle
A useful reference source, collecting information, anecdotes and documentary illustrations associated with many pivotal art events of the era.

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ISBN-13:
9780810936379
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
08/20/1994
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.91(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.13(d)

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