Art since 1940 : strategies of being / Jonathan Fineberg.Material type: TextPublisher: Boston : Prentice Hall, 2011, c2000Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 560 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780131934795 (alk. paper); 0131934791 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Modernism (Art) -- United States | Postmodernism -- United States | Art, American | Modernism (Art) -- Europe | Postmodernism -- Europe | Art, EuropeanDDC classification: 709.04/5
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- New York in the forties. New York becomes the center -- The sense of a new movement in New York -- Alternative narratives of the forties -- 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. "A Coney Island of the mind" -- Robert Rauschenberg -- Real junk : Assemblage and happenings -- Underground film -- Claes Oldenburg -- Jasper Johns -- Asian and European vanguards of the later fifties. Nouveau realisme -- Gutai -- Fluxus -- Joseph Beuys -- Nam June Paik's electronic "Nature" -- Yoko Ono
The landscape of signs : Pop art -- The electronic consciousness -- British pop : From the Independant Group to David Hockney -- Andy Warhol -- Roy Lichtenstein -- James Rosenquist -- Chicago and Points West -- 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 persevering rapport with nature in Europe -- Politics and postmodernism. The critical atmosphere at the end of the sixites -- Christo and Jeanne-Claude -- Postmodernism -- Corporate culture and its enemies. A "new" pluralism -- Romare Bearden -- Identity, corporate culture, and pluralsim -- Alice Aycock -- Cultural complexity -- Appropriation -- Painting at the end of the seventies. Philip Guston's late style -- New expressionist painting in Europe -- New image painting -- American neo-expressionism -- The eighties. Complexity settles in -- Eighties installation -- The peculiar case of the Russians -- The aesthetic of consumerism -- Unstable definitions. Keeping it real -- Return to the body -- Fashion (The body facade) -- Sensational methods -- Postmodern conceptualism -- Constructing the postmodern self -- Louise Bourgeois after 1980 -- New uses of the camera -- Video -- Slippage : Fred Tomaselli -- Roxy Paine's taxonomy -- Cultural identity -- The comics -- Global culture and local meaning -- China -- Comprised boundaries. Economies -- Detached subjectivity -- Epilogue : To say the things that are one's own.
"This book attempts to survey art from 1940 to the present as an accumulation of unique contributions by individual artists, interspersed with a few chapters that concern the broader context of the seven decades treated here"--Pref.