The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City And The Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, Diy Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, And Rock '

October 23, 2018|
The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City And The Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, Diy Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, And Rock ' by Kembrew Mcleod
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The 1960s to early 1970s was a pivotal time for American culture, and New York City was ground zero for seismic shifts in music, theater, art, and filmmaking. 'The Downtown Pop Underground' takes a kaleidoscopic tour of Manhattan during this era and shows how deeply interconnected all the alternative worlds and personalities were that flourished in the basement theaters, dive bars, concert halls, and dingy tenements within one square mile of each other. Author Kembrew McLeod links the artists, writers, and performers who created change, and while some of them didn't become everyday names, others, like Patti Smith, Andy Warhol, and Debbie Harry, did become icons. Ambitious in scope and scale, the book is fueled by the actual voices of many of the key characters who broke down the entrenched divisions between high and low, gay and straight, and art and commerce--and changed the cultural landscape of not just the city but the world.
Title:The Downtown Pop Underground: New York City And The Literary Punks, Renegade Artists, Diy Filmmakers, Mad Playwrights, And Rock '
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.25 in
Published:October 23, 2018
Publisher:Abrams Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781419732522

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