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Experiments in Modern Realism - a book by Potts, Alex

Experiments in Modern Realism

World Making in Postwar European and American Art

Experiments in Modern Realism( )
Author: Potts, Alex
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

This major study offers a new understanding of the aesthetics and politics of postwar European and American art. Questioning the widespread assumption that the most innovative practices were non-representational, it shows how a powerful realist impulse operated alongside a strong commitment to abstraction. Alex Potts makes the case that the ambition to create work that engaged with the everyday and political realities of the world motivated much of the period's vital...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Art / American / General
Art / History / General
Art / Art & Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.438 x 1.523 Inches
Book Weight:2.95 Pounds

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