Sculpture in the Age of Doubt by Thomas McEvilley
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Sculpture in the Age of Doubt
By Thomas McEvilley

Sculpture in the Age of Doubt

By (author) See other recent books by Thomas McEvilley
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $42.99
Your Price: $38.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Sculpture in the Age of Doubt by Thomas McEvilley

Book Description

This work re-examines the course of 20th-century art through the oeuvres and theoretical positions of 25 major sculptors. From his insight into the mysteries of Marcel Duchamp to the deconstructivism of the 1960s, to the spiritualism and conceptualism in the 1980s and 1990s, the author explains how the shift from modernism to postmodernism in 20th-century art created a new age, one in which doubt reigned supreme, becoming a powerful undercurrent and defining force in the scuplture of the last generation. Framed in a discussion of the history and intellectual issues surrounding the postmodern movement, the essays in this book uncover how these sculptors have grappled with postmodern doubt, how they adopted it into their work, and succeeded in liberating art forever.

Buy Sculpture in the Age of Doubt book by Thomas McEvilley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781581150230
ISBN-10: 1581150237
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Thomas McEvilley


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sculpture in the Age of Doubt book by Thomas McEvilley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Thomas McEvilley

Thomas McEvilley is Distinguished Lecturer in Art History at Rice University, where he has been on the faculty since 1969. The author holds a Ph.D. in classical philology. In addition to Greek and Latin, he has studied Sanskrit and has taught numerous courses in Greek and Indian culture, history of religion and philosophy, and art. He has published countless scholarly monographs and articles in various journals on early Greek poetry, philosophy, and religion as well as on contemporary art and culture. He has been a visiting professor at Yale University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, among others. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Grant in 1993 and has been awarded an NEA critic's grant and the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Distinction in Art Criticism by the College Art Association. He lives in New York City. McEvilley has been a contributing editor of "Artforum" and has published hundreds of articles, catalogue essays, and reviews in the field of contemporary art, as well as monographs on Yves Klein, Jannis Kounellis, and Pat Steir. His recent books include "Art and Discontent," "Art and Otherness," and "The Exile's Return: Toward a Redefinition of Painting for the Post-Modern Era."

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Thomas McEvilley close
Bert Long by Thomas McEvilley
Charles Ross - the Substance of Light by Thomas McEvilley
Yves the Provocateur by Thomas McEvilley
Marina Abramovic by Thomas McEvilley
Huma Bhabha by Thomas McEvilley
Sappho by Thomas McEvilley
Kara Walker by Thomas McEvilley
Shape of Ancient Thought by Thomas McEvilley
Inside the White Cube by Thomas McEvilley
Art and Otherness by Thomas McEvilley
Art and Discontent by Thomas McEvilley
Capacity by Thomas McEvilley
» close