1993 · Munich/New York
by Joachimides, Christos M. and N. Rosenthal (editors)
Munich/New York: Prestel/ Te Neues Pub. Co. [distributor], 1993. Hardcover. VG/VG- (corners bumped, small tears and creases in dust jacket, interior is clean). Black cloth boards, color illustrated dust jacket, 490 pp. 252 color, 264 bw plates. This massive work was first published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin on May 8 to July 25, 1993 and the Royal Academy in London later that year. Text contributions by numerous scholars are followed by forty pages of artist biographies and a lengthy selected bibliography. Wrenching America's impulse into art : notes on art in the USA / Christos M. Joachimides -- American art : a view from Europe / Norman Rosenthal -- Philosophizing American art / Arthur C. Danto -- Culture, politics and society in mid-century America / Douglas Tallack -- The Armory Show and early modernism in America / Abraham A. Davidson -- Precisionist view and American scene : the 1920s / Wieland Schmied -- The 1930s : notes on the transition from social to individual scale in the art of the Depression era / Francis V. O'Connor -- Modernist history and surrealist imagination : American art in the 1940s / Stephen Polcari -- Abstract expressionism : the noise of traffic on the way to Walden Pond / Irving Sandler -- Beginning at the end : the extremes of abstract expressionism / David Anfam -- Black Mountain College : European modernism, the experimental spirit and the American avant-garde / Mary Emma Harris -- New York intermedia : happenings and fluxus in the 1960s / Barbara Moore -- The 1960s : notes on Camelot / Brooks Adams.
To speak another language' : the critique of painting and the beginnings of minimal and conceptual art / Neal Benezra -- Antiform : 1965-1970 / Richard Armstrong -- Land art / John Beardsley -- Shattered orthodoxy : the energy of transformation / Wolfgang Max Faust -- Critics, primary and secondary / Donald Kuspit -- The museum and the collector / Gail Stavitsky -- American galleries in the twentieth century : from Stieglitz to Castelli / Mary Lublin -- The body electric' : the erotic dimension in American art / Carter Ratcliff -- The media in America : but is it art? / Karal Ann Marling -- Americans abroad / Peter Selz -- It's the sheer size : European responses to American art / Thomas Kellein -- The western frontiers of internationalism : Europe-America / Achille Bonito Oliva.
(Inventory #: 4931)