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The mass against the grid ; centrality against dispersion ; a ponderous, crushing
symmetry against the play of irregular units ; stone and bronze against iron and
glass ; absorption of stress in mass, as against visible distribution of it through a ...
First, cultural alternatives were now multiple, not vertically ranked ; they spread
across a field of choice generated by mass production and machine reproduction
, and did not rise from the corner sweetshop to the Athenaeum Club. Second ...
Pop, he declared, should be : Popular (designed for a mass audience) Transient
(short-term solution) Expendable (easily forgotten) Low-cost Mass-produced
Young (aimed at youth) Witty Sexy Gimmicky Glamorous Big Business . . . Such
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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