The Transformation of the Avant-Garde: The New York Art World, 1940-1985

Diana Crane, Author University of Chicago Press $22.5 (204p) ISBN 978-0-226-11790-4
In this ``quietly devastating survey,'' Crane posits that most postwar avant-garde U.S. artists have redefined the content or techniques of art while creating works devoid of meaning. ``Despite its academic prose, this useful, disturbing study will reward anyone concerned with modern art,'' stated PW. Illustrated. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 07/17/1989
Release date: 07/01/1989
Hardcover - 194 pages - 978-0-226-11789-8
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