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Abstract Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism
by David Anfam
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Taking into account the new research that has transformed our understanding of the movement, David Anfam sets the political implications of abstract expressionism in perspective and returns our attention to the works themselves. 175 illustrations.... (read more)

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Conceptual Art (Art & Ideas)
Conceptual Art (Art & Ideas)
by Tony Godfrey
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What is art? Must it be a unique, saleable luxury item? Can it be a concept that never takes material form? Or an idea for a work that can be repeated endlessly? Conceptual art favours an engagement with such questions. It can take many forms... (read more)

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Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art
Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art
by Norman Hathaway
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From advertising and fashion to music and film, the psychedelic aesthetic defined the look of the 1960s. And yet neither the true scope of psychedelic art nor its key practitioners have ever been the subject of a thorough overview. Electrical Banana is... (read more)

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Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art
Allan Kaprow, Robert Smithson, and the Limits to Art
by Philip Ursprung
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"Dr. Ursprungs exquisite research yields valuable knowledge concerning two of art historys most underserved artists, Allan Kaprow and Robert Smithson, to propose that the assumed contiguity of traditional art history has marginalized both Kaprows... (read more)

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Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art
Get There First, Decide Promptly: The Richard Brown Baker Collection of Postwar Art
by Jennifer Farrell
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Richard Brown Baker (1912-2002) began collecting works by emerging artists in the 1940s, becoming one of the first collectors to embrace both Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art. He eventually amassed a collection of more than 1,600 works... (read more)

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Pop Art (Basic Art)
Pop Art (Basic Art)
by Honnef Klaus
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An introduction to the style of art which explores the everyday imagery which is part of contemporary consumer culture. Leading pop artists include Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.... (read more)

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Land Art (Basic Art)
Land Art (Basic Art)
by Michael Lailach
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The earth as canvas In the mid-60s, artists in the USA and Europe began planning works for sites outside the narrow boundaries of galleries and museums. It began with ephemeral enhancements or traces left in deserted landscapes, in the deserts of... (read more)

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A Conspiracy of Images: Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and the Art of the Cold War
A Conspiracy of Images: Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and the Art of the Cold War
by John J. Curley
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In October 1962, a set of blurred surveillance photographs brought the world to the brink of nuclear apocalypse during the Cuban missile crisis. The pictures themselves demonstrated little, and explanatory captions were necessary to identify the danger... (read more)

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Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976
Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976
by Norman L Kleeblatt
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The abstract paintings of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, Lee Krasner, Clyfford Still, Helen Frankenthaler, and others revolutionized the art world in the 1940s and 1950s and continue to inspire passionate arguments to this day. What... (read more)

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Art in the eighties
Art in the eighties
by Edward Lucie Smith
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Reprising his Art in the seventies, Lucie-Smith now analyzes the 1980s, describing the artists, the movements, the markets, and the art itself with the lavish accompaniment of 180 illustrations (50 in color) of photography, sculpture, neo... (read more)

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Earthworks and Beyond: Contemporary Art in the Landscape (Abbeville Modern Art Movements)
Earthworks and Beyond: Contemporary Art in the Landscape (Abbeville Modern Art Movements)
by John Beardsley
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This invaluable volume now includes the most recent and most interesting efforts by artists -- often in collaboration with architects and city planners -- to transform ravaged landscapes and desolate cityscapes into pleasure-giving parks and artworks... (read more)

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Flash Art Two Decades of History: XXI Years
Flash Art Two Decades of History: XXI Years
by Giancarlo Politi
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This anthology presents over two decades of the most memorable issues and events of contemporary art as seen through the pages of Flash Art, the controversial, contradictory art magazine that has influenced both cultural taste and artistic development... (read more)

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Library of America #259: Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Minimalism: (Library of America #259)
Library of America #259: Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Minimalism: (Library of America #259)
by Jed Perl
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Creating the Future: Art and Los Angeles in the 1970s
Creating the Future: Art and Los Angeles in the 1970s
by Michael Fallon
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New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965
New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965
by Annie Cohen-solal
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Abstract Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism
by Barbara Hess
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Pop Art (Big Series Art)
Pop Art (Big Series Art)
by Tilman Osterwold
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A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance
A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance
by Catherine Wood
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Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s
by Lynn Zelevansky
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Juxtapoz Psychedelic
Juxtapoz Psychedelic
by Hannah Stouffer
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