The Shock of the New
Knopf, 1991 - 444 pagina's
An illustrated history of modern art describes the origins of modern painting, sculpture, and architecture, shows how world events affected the art, and explains why the movement is near its end
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art. Paint, we learn, can make anything abstract, even a subject as highly
charged as the American flag. But to use the ... Inevitably one thinks of such
works, not in the context of Pop art – which did not yet exist – but as the end of a
tradition of ...
Such things were the nightmare from which art struggled to avert its gaze, the
Other from which it had to defend itself, the ... As Lawrence Alloway, the English
critic who was the first to use the phrase “Pop art,” put it in 1959: Mass production
Lippard, Lucy Pop Art. London: Thames & Hudson, 1967. New York: Oxford Univ.
Press, 1966; Praeger, 1969. Lippard, Lucy Six Years: The Dematerialization of
the Art Object from 1966 to 1972. New York: Praeger, 1973. Meyer, Ursula (comp.
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Volledige review lezen