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American art of the 1960s /

by Sandler, Irving [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Icon editions.Edition: 1st edition.Description: xix, 412 pages, [8] plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0064385078 :; 0064301796 (pbk.) :.Other title: American art of the nineteen sixties.Subject(s): Art, American -- 20th century -- Themes, motives | Art, American | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Themes, motives | Art, American -- 20th century -- Themes, motives | Art, American -- Themes, motives | Art, American -- 20th century | American visual arts
Contents:
Painterly painting and post-painterly painting -- Art-as-art versus life-as-art : purist versus impurist aesthetics -- The sensibility of the sixties -- The artist as a man of the world -- The avant-garde art world -- The art-world consensus -- Pop art -- The new perceptual realism and photo-realism -- Op art and kinetic sculpture -- Minimal sculpture -- Construction-sculpture -- The artist as political activist -- Eccentric abstraction and process art -- Earthworks, minimal environments, and performances -- Conceptual art -- Epilogue : 1970, the death of the avant-garde.
Summary: Discusses the avant-garde, pop art, photo-realism, op art, kinetic sculpture, minimal sculpture, process art, earthworks, and conceptual art.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: pages [365]-399.

Painterly painting and post-painterly painting -- Art-as-art versus life-as-art : purist versus impurist aesthetics -- The sensibility of the sixties -- The artist as a man of the world -- The avant-garde art world -- The art-world consensus -- Pop art -- The new perceptual realism and photo-realism -- Op art and kinetic sculpture -- Minimal sculpture -- Construction-sculpture -- The artist as political activist -- Eccentric abstraction and process art -- Earthworks, minimal environments, and performances -- Conceptual art -- Epilogue : 1970, the death of the avant-garde.

Discusses the avant-garde, pop art, photo-realism, op art, kinetic sculpture, minimal sculpture, process art, earthworks, and conceptual art.

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