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Author Banash, David

Title Collage culture : readymades, meaning, and the age of consumption / David Banash
Published Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (312 pages)
Series Postmodern studies ; v. 49
Postmodern studies ; 49
Contents Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Contents ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1 Fragments: Production, Consumption, and the Readymade ; 2 Invention: Newspapers, Advertising, and the Origins of Collage ; 3 Critique: Collage and the Politics of the Cut ; 4 Nostalgia: Collage, Collecting and the Paste ; 5 Gleaning: Everyday Life in Collage Culture ; Conclusion: From the Twentieth-Century' s Cutting Edge to the Twenty-First-Century Copy ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Summary Collage Culture develops a comprehensive theory of the origins and meanings of collage and readymades in modern and postmodern art, literature, and everyday life. Demonstrating that the origins of collage are found in assembly line technologies and mass media forms of layout and advertising in early twentieth-century newspapers, Collage Culture traces how the historical avant-garde turns the fragmentation of Fordist production against nationalist, fascist, and capitalist ideologies, using the radical potential unleashed by new technologies to produce critical collages. David Banash adeptly surv
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arts -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9042036818
9401209421 (electronic bk.)
9789401209427 (electronic bk.)