Abstract Expressionism: The International Context

New Brunswick, N.J. Rutgers University Press, 2007. Softcover. Bw illustrated wraps, xii, 306 pp, bw and color illustrations; 16 unnumbered pages of plates. VG (small tear to top of spine, pages, wraps and block are otherwise very crisp and clean.). Item #185438
ISBN: 9780813539751

A collection of essays that discuss abstract expressionist art. Contents include: Introduction : internationalism and abstract expressionism / Joan Marter -- The birth of abstract expressionism / Helen A. Harrison -- Implications of nationalism for abstract expressionism / Dore Ashton -- Disdain for the stain : abstract expressionism and tachisme / Serge Guilbaut -- A legacy for the Latin American left : abstract expressionism as anti-imperialist art / David Craven -- Abstract expressionism as a model of "contemporary art" in the Soviet Union / Jane A. Sharp -- A new beginning : abstraction and the myth of the "Zero hour" / Gottfried Boehm -- Ironic gestures : Asger Jorn, Informel, and abstract expressionism / Karen Kurczynski -- Greenberg misreading Dubuffet / Kent Minturn -- Abstract expressionism's Italian reception : questions of influence / Adrian R. Duran -- The view from the East : the reception of Jackson Pollock among Japanese Gutai artists / Lewis Kachur -- Mexico and American modernism : the case of Jackson Pollock / Ellen G. Landau -- Pollock and America, too / Stephen Polcari -- The ultimate challenge for Alred H. Barr, Jr. : transforming the ecology of American culture, 1924-1943 / Annie Cohen-Solal -- African American contributions to abstract expressionism / Ann Gibson.

OCLC: 68624108

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