Franklin Furnace and the Spirit of the Avant-Garde: A History of the Future

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Franklin Furnace is a renowned New York–based artsorganization whose mission is to preserve, document, and present works of avant-garde art by emerging artists—particularly those whose works may be vulnerable due to institutional neglect or politically unpopular content. Over more than thirty years, Franklin Furnace has exhibited works by hundreds of avant-garde artists, some of whom—Laurie Anderson, Vito Acconci, Karen Finley, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Jenny Holzer, and the Blue Man Group, to name a few—are now established names in contemporary art.

Here, for the first time, is a comprehensive history of this remarkable organization from its conception to the present. Organized around the major art genres that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century, this book intersperses first-person narratives with readings by artists and scholars on issues critical to the organization's success as well as Franklin Furnace's many contributions to avant-garde art.

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Toni Sant is a lecturer in performance and creative technologies at the University of Hull's School of Arts and New Media.

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"A riveting account of the evolution of one of the most innovative arts organizations of all time. An important and long overdue study, and essential reading for those interested in the interdisciplinary impulses of cutting-edge art and performance."—Steve Dixon, Brunel University

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"In telling the story of Franklin Furnace, Toni Sant unfolds its long multifaceted history splendidly, revealing to us its many adventures in a very informative and interesting manner. This book deserves a place on the shelves of art history and should be thumbed by many a scholar and artist."—Brian Routh, multimedia performance artist

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