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Author Sandler, Irving, 1925-2018.

Title American art of the 1960s / Irving Sandler.

Publication Info. New York : Harper & Row, [1988]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  N6512 .S255 1988    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 412 pages, 8 unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Icon editions
Icon editions.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [365]-399.
Note Includes index.
Contents Painterly painting and post-painterly painting -- Art-as-art versus life-as-art : purist versus impurist aesthetics -- The sensibility of the sixties -- The artist as a man of the world -- The avant-garde art world -- The art-world consensus -- Pop art -- The new perceptual realism and photo-realism -- Op art and kinetic sculpture -- Minimal sculpture -- Construction-sculpture -- The artist as political activist -- Eccentric abstraction and process art -- Earthworks, minimal environments, and performances -- Conceptual art -- Epilogue : 1970, the death of the avant-garde.
Subject Art, American -- 20th century -- Themes, motives.
ISBN 0064385078 : $50.00
0064301796 paperback $25.00

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