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The End Is Near!: Visions of Apocalpse, Millennium and Utopia

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Publisher Comments:

“An exciting, monumental, first-rate book devoted to a universal phenomenon whose time has come at last. Perhaps this is the art of the twenty-first century.”—Michael Bonesteel, The Outsider

“A wonderful book…”—David Bowie

“(A) fascinating, timely book.”—Publishers Weekly

“Recommended for all art collections.”—Library Journal

Originally a landmark exhibition at the American Visionary Art Museum, The End is Near! presents the largest collection of visionary art ever assembled on the subjects of Apocalypse, Millennium, and Utopia. With essays by Stephen Jay Gould, Reverend Howard Finster, Adam Parfrey, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Book Award.

Synopsis:

Classic volume of apocalyptic and utopian visionary art, with artist biographies and essays by cultural luminaries.

Synopsis:

"The End Is Near!" maps the millennial fervor that haunts our consciousness and gathers the most provocative collection of visionary art ever assembled--from artists who dwell on the shadowy fringes of society. 160 color and 40 duotone illustrations.

About the Author

ROGER MANLEY's books, screenplays, photographs and curatorial endeavors have earned him a world-class reputation, particularly in the field of Outsider Art. He is the author of several books, and director of the recent feature documentary, MANA: Beyond Belief, which won the C.I.N.E. Golden Eagle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780966427271
Foreword:
Hoffberger, Rebecca
Author:
Hoffberger, Rebecca
Author:
Gould, Stephen Jay
Author:
Parfrey, Adam
Author:
Manley, Roger
Publisher:
Dilettante Press
Location:
Los Angeles :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Outsider art
Subject:
History - Symbolism
Subject:
Apocalyptic art
Subject:
Twenty-first century in art.
Subject:
Millennialism in art.
Subject:
End of the world in art
Subject:
Criticism - General
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Apocalypse in art.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Subject:
American
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
170 Color photographs and illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10 x 10 x 0.5 in 30.5 oz

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Classic volume of apocalyptic and utopian visionary art, with artist biographies and essays by cultural luminaries.
"Synopsis" by , "The End Is Near!" maps the millennial fervor that haunts our consciousness and gathers the most provocative collection of visionary art ever assembled--from artists who dwell on the shadowy fringes of society. 160 color and 40 duotone illustrations.
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