Art of the Postmodern Era
From the Late 1960s to the Early 1990s
By (author) Irving Sandler
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Art of the Postmodern Era by Irving Sandler
Book DescriptionThe fourth and final installment in Irving Sandler's series on contemporary art, Art of the Postmodern Era surveys the artists, works, movements, and ideas as well as the social and cultural context of this energetic and turbulent period in art.The book begins with the late 1960s, when new directions in art emerged, ranging from diverse postminimal styles to pattern and decoration painting and new image painting. In turn, the 1980s ushered in a second wave of new movements--neoexpressionism, media deconstruction, and commodity art. Sandler also discusses postmodernist art theory, the art market, and consumer society, providing an essential framework for understanding the art of this period.Unlike his previous books, Art of the Postmodern Era includes both American and European artists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813334332
(254mm x 203mm x 49mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 25-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Natvar Bhavsar, Hardback (March 2009)» View all books by Irving Sandler
Bhavsars monumental works are created using dry pigment released onto the canvas in patterns that parallel the movements of the artists body as he works. This book presents the works of one of India's most interesting figurative artists.
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Author Biography - Irving Sandler
Irving Sandler, professor of art history at the State University of New York at Purchase, was born in New York City and educated in Philadelphia. He is the author of a multivolume history of American art since 1945, books on Alex Katz, Al Held, Mark di Suvero, and numerous exhibition catalogs, articles, and reviews.
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