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The Rise Of The Sixties By Tom Crow

The Rise Of The Sixties

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This account of the years 1955-69 examines artists from Europe and America who worked throughout the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War and the general social crises of the time. The book explores the relationship between art and politics, showing how the rhetoric of one informed the other.
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The Rise Of The Sixties by Tom Crow

This account of the years 1955-69 examines artists from Europe and America who worked throughout the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War and the general social crises of the time. The book explores the relationship between art and politics, showing how the rhetoric of one informed or subverted the other. It also traces the aesthetic climate that challenged established notions of content, style, medium and audience and forged new bonds between performance and visual arts.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Independence days: white line fever; tincan evening sundown fever; New York happenings. Part 2 Consumers and spectators: London calling; Europe after the rain; situated painting; trials of modernism. Part 3 Common properties: altars in the West; Dada Hollywood; death on the production line; a dealer's world; living with pop. Part 4 Vision and performance: eye of the beholder; monochromes; blues; stage directions; out of many one; in flux. Part 5 Art workers: the spectacular artist; primary structures; guerrillas in the gallery; language games. Part 6 1969: verb forms; anatomies; no foreground.

Additional information

GOR000826221
The Rise Of The Sixties by Tom Crow
Tom Crow
Everyman Art Library
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
1996-05-13
192
0297835432
9780297835431
N/A
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