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Art In The Age Of Mass Media

1st Edition

By John Walker


210 pages

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Hardback: 9780367009526
pub: 2019-04-18
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 Can fine art survive in an age of mass media? If so, in what forms and to what purpose? And can radical art still play a critical role in today's divided world? These are the questions addressed in the Art in the Age of Mass Media, as John Walker examines the fascinating relationship between art and mass media, and the myriad interactions between

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Core Terms/Concepts -- Art Uses Mass Culture -- The Mass Media Use Art -- Mechanical Reproduction and the Fine Arts -- High Culture: Affirmative or Negative? -- Cultural Pluralism and Post-Modernism -- Alternatives -- Art and Mass Media in the 1980s -- Artists and New Media Technologies -- War, the Media and Art in the 1990s -- Conclusion

About the Author

John Walker holds a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of Reading. Mr. Walker is a technical manager for Racal Telecommunications Ltd. in Reading, United Kingdom.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / General
ART / History / General