The Rise of the Sixties: American and European Art in the Era of Dissent

The Rise of the Sixties: American and European Art in the Era of Dissent

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by Thomas Crow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300106831

ISBN-13: 9780300106831

Pub. Date: 02/08/2005

Publisher: Yale University Press


One of Thomas Crow’s most influential titles, The Rise of the Sixties, first published in 1996, provides an excellent overview of the major themes and figures in one of art history’s most radical and complicated decades. Presenting an international array of artists against the background of world events in the 1960s, Crow portrays the ways in…  See more details below

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One of Thomas Crow’s most influential titles, The Rise of the Sixties, first published in 1996, provides an excellent overview of the major themes and figures in one of art history’s most radical and complicated decades. Presenting an international array of artists against the background of world events in the 1960s, Crow portrays the ways in which the American art scene—including such key figures as Leo Castelli, Eva Hesse, Jasper Johns, Robert Morris, Robert Smithson, Cy Twombly, and Andy Warhol—fit into the corresponding European and international movements of the time, among them Situationalism, Conceptualism, Feminism, Environmentalism, and Op Art.

Generously illustrated with 120 images, 80 of which are in color, the newly available book encompasses all the major players in the art world of the 1960s and examines how they influenced and inspired one another. The author’s fascinating new afterword examines the themes of the 60s in the context of recent historical, political, and cultural events.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300106831
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/08/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Independence days15
2Consumers and spectators39
3Living with pop69
4Vision and performance105
5Artists and workers135
61969161

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