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Title American art in the 20th century : painting and sculpture, 1913-1993 / edited by Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal ; co-ordinating editor, David Anfam ; essays by Brooks Adams ... [and others]
Published London : Royal Academy of Arts ; Berlin : Zeitgeist-Gesellschaft ; Munich : Prestel, 1993


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Description 490 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents T̀o speak another language' : the critique of painting and the beginnings of minimal and conceptual art / Neal Benezra -- Antiform : 1965-1970 / Richard Armstrong -- Land art / John Beardsley -- Shattered orthodoxy : the energy of transformation / Wolfgang Max Faust -- Critics, primary and secondary / Donald Kuspit -- The museum and the collector / Gail Stavitsky -- American galleries in the twentieth century : from Stieglitz to Castelli / Mary Lublin -- T̀he body electric' : the erotic dimension in American art / Carter Ratcliff -- The media in America : but is it art? / Karal Ann Marling -- Americans abroad / Peter Selz -- It's the sheer size : European responses to American art / Thomas Kellein -- The western frontiers of internationalism : Europe-America / Achille Bonito Oliva
Wrenching America's impulse into art : notes on art in the USA / Christos M. Joachimides -- American art : a view from Europe / Norman Rosenthal -- Philosophizing American art / Arthur C. Danto -- Culture, politics and society in mid-century America / Douglas Tallack -- The Armory Show and early modernism in America / Abraham A. Davidson -- Precisionist view and American scene : the 1920s / Wieland Schmied -- The 1930s : notes on the transition from social to individual scale in the art of the Depression era / Francis V. O'Connor -- Modernist history and surrealist imagination : American art in the 1940s / Stephen Polcari -- Abstract expressionism : the noise of traffic on the way to Walden Pond / Irving Sandler -- Beginning at the end : the extremes of abstract expressionism / David Anfam -- Black Mountain College : European modernism, the experimental spirit and the American avant-garde / Mary Emma Harris -- New York intermedia : happenings and fluxus in the 1960s / Barbara Moore -- The 1960s : notes on Camelot / Brooks Adams --
Analysis United States
Visual arts
Notes "Exhibition...organised jointly by the Royal Academy of Arts and the Zeitgeist-Gesellschaft in Berlin" -- Foreword
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 8 May-25 July, 1993 and the Royal Academy of Arts and the Saatchi Gallery, London, 16 Sept.-12 Dec., 1993
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography : pages 478-481
Subject Art, American -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 20th century.
Painting, American -- Exhibitions.
Sculpture, American -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Adams, Brooks.
Anfam, David A
Joachimides, Christos M.
Rosenthal, Norman.
Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin, Germany)
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Saatchi Gallery.
Zeitgeist-Gesellschaft (Berlin)
ISBN 3791312405 (German trade edition)
3791312618 (English trade edition)
Other Titles American art in the twentieth century