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Modern Art in the USA: Issues and Controversies of the 20th Century, 1st edition

  • Patricia Hills

Published by Pearson (January 17th 2020) - Copyright © 2001

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Overview

Includes writings and documents by artists, critics, exhibition organizers, poets, and politicians on the issues and controversies of twentieth-century art movements:

  • Realism as a radical project
  • Modernism and American consciousness
  • Machine Age modernity
  • The "New Negro" and the jazz age
  • Photography as art
  • Photography as force for social change
  • Art for the people
  • Abstract expressionism
  • The Cold War and the arts
  • Pop Art in New York, Chicago, and California
  • Conceptual Art and Earthworks
  • Political and Anti-war art
  • Black Arts movement
  • Feminist movement
  • Postmodernism
  • Identity politics and body art
  • Art in public spaces
  • Censorship and the culture wars

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