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Author Fineberg, Jonathan David.

Title Art since 1940 : strategies of being / Jonathan Fineberg.

Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    709.045 FIN 2000    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 528 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [506]-511 and index.
Contents Introduction -- New York in the forties. New York becomes the center -- The sense of a new movement in New York -- A dialog with Europe. Alexander Calder -- Hans Hofmann -- Arshile Gorky -- Robert Motherwell -- Willem de Kooning -- Existentialism comes to the fore. Jackson Pollock -- Barnett Newman -- Mark Rothko -- David Smith and the sculpture of the New York School -- The new Eruopean masters of the late forties. Jean Dubuffet and postwar Paris -- The extentialist figuration of Alberto Giacometti -- Francis Bacon -- Some international tendencies of the fifties. Purified abstraction -- "New images of man" in Europe and America -- The beat generation : the fifties in America. "A Coney Island of the mind" : the Beats and John Cage -- Robert Rauschenberg -- Appropriating the real : junk sculpture and happenings -- Claes Oldenburg -- Jasper Johns -- The European vanguard of the later fifties. Nouveau réalisme -- Joseph Beuys -- British pop : from the Independent Group to David Hockney --
The landscape of signs : American pop art 1960 to 1965. The electronic consciousness and New York pop -- Andy Warhol -- Roy Lichtenstein -- James Rosenquist -- H.C. Westermann, Peter Saul, and the Hairy Who -- West Coast pop -- Robert Arneson -- In the nature of materials : the later sixties. Back to first principles-- minimal art -- Eva Hesse and investigations of materials and process -- Bruce Nauman and Richard Serra -- Artists working in the landscape -- Arte povera, and a perserving rapport with nature in Europe -- Politics and postmodernism : the transition to the seventies. Re-radicalizing the avant-garde -- Christo and Jeanne-Claude -- Postmodernism -- Surviving the corporate culture of America of the seventies. A new pluralism -- Romare Bearden -- Alice Aycock -- Philip Guston's late style -- Painting at the end of the seventies. New expressionist painting in Europe -- The peculiar case of the Russians -- New imagist painting and sculpture -- The eighties. A fresh look at abstraction -- American neo-expressionism -- Post-modern installation -- Appropriation -- New tendencies of the nineties -- To say the things that are one's own.
Subject Modernism (Art) -- United States.
Postmodernism -- United States.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Modernism (Art) -- Europe.
Postmodernism -- Europe.
Art, European -- 20th century.
ISBN 0130858439 (pbk.)

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