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In art, this became aggravated by the sudden rush of art investment - not yet the
mania it would become in the seventies, but large enough nearly to abolish, for a
time, the idea that an artist's thought and performance needed to mature, ...
"Radical" artists, especially in America, were apt to mistake the art world for the
real world, in ignorance of the Dadaist Tristan Tzara's chilly but true dictum that
the politics of art is a tiny parody of the politics of real power. There was much ...
were the French artist Yves Klein (1928-62), who once held an exhibition in Paris
consisting of an empty gallery, and the Italian Piero Manzoni (1933-63), whose
pranks included the publication of an edition of small cans each containing thirty
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review