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How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art
by Serge Guilbaut and Arthur Goldhammer

Overview - Why was New York abstract expressionism so successful after World War II? To answer that question, Serge Guilbaut takes a controversial look at the complicated, intertwining relationship among art, politics, and ideology. He explores the changing New York and Paris art scenes of the Cold War period, the rejection by artists of political ideology, and the coopting by left-wing writers and politicians of the artistic revolt.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Why was New York abstract expressionism so successful after World War II? To answer that question, Serge Guilbaut takes a controversial look at the complicated, intertwining relationship among art, politics, and ideology. He explores the changing New York and Paris art scenes of the Cold War period, the rejection by artists of political ideology, and the coopting by left-wing writers and politicians of the artistic revolt.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226310398
  • ISBN-10: 0226310396
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: April 1985
  • Page Count: 288


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