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TV by Design Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television

ISBN-10: 0226769682

ISBN-13: 9780226769684

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lynn Spigel

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Description:

While critics have long disparaged commercial television as a vast wasteland, TV has surprising links to the urbane world of modern art that stretch back to the 1950s. During that era, the rapid rise of commercial television coincided with dynamic new movements in American visual arts, leading to fruitful collaborations.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Introduction
Hail! Modern Art: Postwar "American" Painting and the Rise of Commercial TV
An Eye for Design: Corporate Modernism at CBS
Setting the Stage at Television City: Modern Architecture, TV Studios, and Set Design
Live From New York - It's MoMA!: Television, The Housewife, and the Museum of Modern Art
Silent TV: Ernie Kovacs and the Noise of Mass Culture
One-Minute Movies: Art Cinema, Youth Culture, and TV Commercials in the 1960s
Warhol TV: From Media Scandals to Everyday Boredom
Epilogue: Framing TV, Unframing Art
Notes
Index