West of Center Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

ISBN-10: 0816677263

ISBN-13: 9780816677269

Edition: 2012

Authors: Elissa Auther, Adam Lerner, Julia Bryan-Wilson, Eva Friedberg, Harris Mark

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 11/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Julia Bryan-Wilsonis Associate Professor of Art History at the University of California, Irvine.

Elissa Auther is associate professor of contemporary art at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She is the author ofString, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art(Minnesota, 2010).Adam Lerner is director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and chief animator in the Department of Fabrications.Lucy R. Lippard is an internationally known writer, activist, and curator. She is the author of eighteen books on contemporary art and has written art criticism forArt in America, The Village Voice,andZ Magazine,among other publications.

Introduction The Counterculture Experiment: Consciousness and Encounters at the Edge of Art
Communal Encounters
How to Build a Commune: Drop City's Influence on the Southwestern Commune Movement
Collective Movement: Anna and Lawrence Halprin's Joint Workshops
The Farm by the Freeway
San Francisco Video Collectives and the Counterculture
Handmade Worlds
Handmade Genders: Queer Costuming in San Francisco circa 1970
Libre, Colorado, and the Hand-Built Home
Craft and the Handmade at Paolo Soleri's Communal Settlements
Pond Farm and the Summer Craft Experience
Expanded Cinema in Los Angeles: The Single Wing Turquoise Bird
Paper Walls: Political Posters in an Age of Mass Media
Cultural Politics
The Print Culture of Yolanda M. Lopez
The Countercultural "Indian": Visualizing Retribalization at the Human Be-in
Goddess: Feminist Art and Spirituality in the 1970s
The Revolution Will Be Visualized: Black Panther Artist Emory Douglas
Out of the Closets, Into the Woods: The Post-Stonewall Emergence of Queer Anti-urbanism
Altered Consciousness
Naked Pictures: Ansel Adams and the Esalen Institute
Techniques of Survival: The Harrisons and the Environmental Counterculture
Countercultural Intoxication: An Aesthetics of Transformation
Everywhere Present Yet Nowhere Visible: Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Dharma Art at the Naropa Institute
Signifying the Ineffable: Rock Poster Art and Psychedelic Counterculture in San Francisco
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