A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes / Edition 2

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Overview

A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes recognizes that change is a driving force in all the arts. It covers major trends in music, dance, theater, film, visual art, sculpture, and performance art—as well as architecture, science, and culture.

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Editorial Reviews

Mark Laiosa
Dictionaries are not usually written for cover-to-cover reading; this one is. It is filled with fascinating people and images.
Wilson Library Bulletin
A one-of-a-kind source. Nothing approaches the subject with such admirable verve.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415937641
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 728
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Kostelanetz is a world-renowned authority on the avant-garde arts, the author of over 25 critical works and over 45 anthologies. He is also a published poet, filmmaker, video and radio artist, and creator of multimedia works. He is a long-time resident of New York's Soho district.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
The Dictionary
Postface
Contributors
The Principal Author
Index of Names
Subject Index
Selected Entries
Laurie Anderson, Ambient music, Samuel Beckett, The Beatles, John Cage, Conceptual Art, Willem De Kooning, Disneyland/Disney World, T.S. Eliot, Earth Art, Henry Ford, Found Poetry, Allen Ginsberg, Guerrilla Girls, Jimi Hendrix, Happenings, Eugene Ionesco, Internet Art, James Joyce, Jazz, On Kawara, Kinetic Art, Wyndham Lewis, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, Robert Mapplethorpe, MTV, Vladamir Mabokov, The National Endowment for the Arts, Joyce Carol Oates, Outsider Art, Jackson Pollock, Pop Art, Mark Rothko, Rap, Gertrude Stein, Sampling,Twyla Tharp, Television, Andy Warhol, Warner Brothers Cartoons
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