Art Of The Postmodern Era: From The Late 1960s To The Early 1990s, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Art Of The Postmodern Era

From The Late 1960s To The Early 1990s, 1st Edition

By Irving Sandler


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The fourth and final installment in Irving Sandler's series on contemporary art, Art of the Postmodern Era surveys the artists, works, movements, and ideas as well as the social and cultural context of this energetic and turbulent period in art.The book begins with the late 1960s, when new directions in art emerged, ranging from diverse postminimal

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 Postminimalism, 2 The Impact of 1968 on European Art, 3 First-Generation Feminism, 4 Pattern and Decoration Painting, 5 Architectural Sculpture, 6 New Image Painting, 7 The Art World of the 1970s, 8 American Neoexpressionism, 9 The Italian Transavantguardia and German Neoexpressionism, 10 Media Art, 11 Postmodernist Art Theory, 12 The Consumer Society and Deconstruction Art, 13 The Art World in the First Half of the 1980s, 14 East Village Art, 15 Commodity Art, Neogeo, and the East Village Art Scene, 16 The "Other": From the Marginal into the Mainstream, 17 Into the 1990s

About the Author

Irving Sandler, professor of art history at the State University of New York at Purchase, was born in New York City and educated in Philadelphia. He is the author of a multivolume history of American art since 1945, books on Alex Katz, Al Held, Mark di Suvero, and numerous exhibition catalogues, articles, and reviews.

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ART / General
ART / History / General