Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being
In this updated survey the author looks at art from 1940 to the present as an accumulation of contributions by individual artists, examined in depth and interspersed with chapters that concern the broader context of the past six decades.
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Photograph courtesy Danald Young Gallery, Seattle. 14.6 Martin Puryear,
Maroon, 1987-8. Steel wire mesh, wood, and tar, 6ft 4in x 10ft x 6ft 6in (1 .93 x
3.05 x 1 .98m). Milwaukee Art Museum. Gift of the Contemporary Art Society.
Photograph courtesy Danald Young Gallery, Seattle. return to bodily experience.
As in the work of Brancusi and that of the African carvers who influenced both
Brancusi and Puryear, this expression of the body in connection to nature is an
important facet of ...
Haring created icons of mass culture to which everyone could relate, using the
same devices as advertising: repeated trademark images with simple, instantly
understandable messages. He saturated his audience with them, painting on any
surface at hand and even passing out free buttons and posters, as in an
advertising campaign. He also mass- marketed his images as inexpensive
souvenirs through The Pop Shop, which he opened on the edge of the SoHo
gallery district in 1986 ...
New York: Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, 1989.
McShine, Kynaston, ed. Andy Warhol: A Retrospective. New York: The Museum
of Modern Art, 1989. Ratcliff, Carter. Andy Warhol. New York: Abbeville, 1983.
Warhol, Andy. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to 8 and Back Again).
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1 975. Warhol, Andy and Pat Hackett.
Papism: The Warhol 60s. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980. Roy
Lichtenstein Alloway ...
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ART SINCE 1940: Strategies of BeingUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An ambitious and glossy survey of contemporary Western art, packed with no-nonsense analysis and biographical detail on myriad artists. Fineberg (Art History/Univ. of Illinois) has a gift for incisive ... Read full review
Art since 1940: strategies of beingUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Fineberg (art history, Univ. of Illinois) asserts that the "implicit underlying subject matter of modern art is always the personality of the artist in its encounter with the world." Such explicit ... Read full review
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