Swept Up By Art: An Art Critic in the Post-Avant-Garde Era

Swept Up By Art: An Art Critic in the Post-Avant-Garde Era

by Irving Sandler

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ISBN-13: 9780990788126
Publisher: Rail Editions
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Pages: 229
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Dr. Irving Sandler is an art critic and historian who is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the State University of New York and a contributing editor of Art in America. Dr. Sandler is the author of numerous publications including four surveys of art since World War II: The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism (1970); The New York School: Painters and Sculptors of the 1950s (1978); American Art of the 1960s (1988); and Art of the Postmodern Era: From the Late 1960s to the Early 1990s (1996). He has also written A Sweeper- Up After Artists: A Memoir (2003); From Avant- Garde to Pluralism: An On-The-Spot History (2006); and Abstract Expressionism and the American Experience (2009), as well as monographs on Al Held, Deborah Kass, Alex Katz, Philip Pearlstein and Mark di Suvero, among others. He is a former president and current board member of the American section of the International Association of Art Critics, and is an honorary director of the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York. In 2008, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Art Criticism from the International Association of Art Critics.

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