Art in Modern Culture

ISBN-10: 0714828408

ISBN-13: 9780714828404

Edition: 1992 (Revised)

Authors: Francis Frascina, Jonathan Harris, Open University Staff

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This reader for the Open University's course on Modern Art: Practices andebates presents a selection of key texts, including classic works from the930s to the 1960s, alongside contemporary writings, that introduce theeader to many issues on which critics and art historians have focused.
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Phaidon Press Limited
Publication date: 1/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628

Introductory Texts
Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age
When Was Modernism?
Vision, Voice and Power: Feminist Art History and Marxism
Politics and the Intelligentsia
Capitalism and Culture
Introduction to Part I
The Painting of Modern Life
On the Problem of the Autonomy of Art in Bourgeois Society
Aesthetics and Politics
Art, Autonomy and Mass Culture
On Non-Objective Painting
Abstract Expressionism, Weapon of the Cold War
Capitalism, Modernism and Postmodernism
Gender', 'Race' and the Politics of Representation
Introduction to Part II
Preliminaries to a Possible Treatment of 'Olympia' in 1865
Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity
Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti
Historical Methods and Critical Perspectives
Introduction to Part III
The Love of Art
Defining 'Impressionism' and the 'Impression'
The Intransigent Artist or How the Impressionists Got Their Name
The 'Primitive' Unconscious of Modern Art
In the Name of Picasso
Figures of Authority, Ciphers of Regression: Notes on the Return of Representation in European Painting
The New Adventures of the Avant-Garde in America: Greenberg, Pollock, or from Trotskyism to the New Liberalism of the 'Vital Center' Translated by Thomas Repensek
Greenberg and the Group: a Retrospective View
Minimalism and the Rhetoric of Power
The Museum of Modern Art: the Past's Future
Aesthetic Theory and Social Critique
Introduction to Part IV
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Modernist Painting
'the Works of Art Themselves'?
Literalism and Abstraction: Frank Stella's Retrospective at the Modern
Painting: the Task of Mourning
A Report on the Western Front Postmodernism and the 'Politics' of Style
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