Avant Garde and After
For a course on Contemporary Art.
Offering a critical perspective rather than a traditional survey, this provocative text explores the art of the last twenty years the latter 1970s, the 1980s, and the first half of the 1990s in both a thematic and chronological fashion. Using an engaging and approachable style and an abundance of color illustrations, it takes a long look at dominant tendencies in contemporary art in the United States, Western and Eastern Europe, and Russia and provides a series of challenging view points on the most advanced art forms, themes, and issues.
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Review: Avant Garde And After: Rethinking Art NowUser Review - Rob - Goodreads
Picked up in the '00-'01 SMP frenzy; I was looking to wrap my head around post-modernism in a way that had a definition with which I could smother a couple of characters. This sat at my bedside for ... Read full review
INTRODUCTION Tradition and AvantGarde
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