Twentieth-century American Art by Erika DossTwentieth-century American Art by Erika Doss

Twentieth-century American Art

byErika Doss

Paperback | April 15, 2002

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Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to the 2000 Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art movements and different styles reflected theextreme changes in American culture and society, as well as America's position within the international art world.This exciting new look at twentieth century American art explores the relationships between American art, museums, and audiences in the century that came to be called the 'American century'. Extending beyond New York, it covers the emergence of Feminist art in Los Angeles in the 1970s; the Black artmovement; the expansion of galleries and art schools; and the highly political public controversies surrounding arts funding. All the key movements are fully discussed, including early American Modernism, the New Negro movement, Regionalism, Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Neo-Expressionism.
Erika Doss is Professor of Art History at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she also directs the American Studies Program. She is the author of several books, including 'Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism' (1991), 'Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural De...
Title:Twentieth-century American ArtFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192842390

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Table of Contents

1. The Gilded Age2. Early American Modernism: The Art of Everyday Life3. Avant-Garde Art and Experimentation4. Modernism and the Interwar Years5. A New Deal for the Arts: The Great Depression6. Abstract Expressionism7. Neo-Dada and Pop Art8. Minimalism and Conceptual Art9. Feminist Art and Black Art10. Culture Wars: The 1980s11. Contemporary ArtNotesFurther ReadingTimelineMuseums and WebsitesList of IllustrationsIndex

Editorial Reviews

`The latest volume in the much acclaimed Oxford History of Art series'Geoffrey Newman, The Art Book