The fourth and final installment in Irving Sandler’s series on contemporary art, Art of the Postmodern Era surveys the artists, works, movements, and ideas as well as the social and cultural context of this energetic and turbulent period in art.The book begins with the late 1960s, when new directions in art emerged, ranging from diverse postminimal styles to pattern and decoration painting and new image painting. In turn, the 1980s ushered in a second wave of new movements—neoexpressionism, media deconstruction, and commodity art. Sandler also discusses postmodernist art theory, the art market, and consumer society, providing an essential framework for understanding the art of this period.Unlike his previous books, Art of the Postmodern Era includes both American and European artists.
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Irving Sandler, professor of art history at the State University of New York at Purchase, was born in New York City and educated in Philadelphia. He is the author of a multivolume history of American art since 1945, books on Alex Katz, Al Held, Mark di Suvero, and numerous exhibition catalogs, articles, and reviews.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In this finely illustrated, major history of American and European art of the past quarter century, Irving Sandler shows how new directions in art emerged in the 1960s -- Post Minimal styles, Pattern and Decoration Painting, and New Image Painting -- through the 1980s -- Neo-Expressionism, Media Deconstruction, and Commodity Art. Sandler discusses the major and minor artists and their works, movements, ideas, attitudes, and styles, and places them in the social and cultural context of the period. He also covers Postmodernist art theory, the art market, and consumer society.Fully documented and clearly written, Sandler's book is essential for understanding the art of this period. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0064385094
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064385094
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0064385094