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Joshua Neustein

Five Ash Cities

Joshua Neustein( )
Illustrator: Neustein, Joshua
Contribution by: Danto, Arthur C.
Putnam, Hilary
Stiles, Kristine
Publication Date:Sep 2000
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Imprint:Academy Chicago Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

One of the most stirring art forms to emerge in the '90s is Joshua Neustein's installations of ash cities. These are three-dimensional maps created out of industrial slag, byproducts of the coal and electric industries, installed on huge museum floors where viewers are invited to wander about within the exhibit. This book illustrates five installations in 90 splendid color and black and white photographs. It contains as well four groundbreaking essays by Arthur Danto, Hilary Putnam and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Sculpture & Installation
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.5 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:1.92 Pounds
Author Biography
Art critic and philosopher Arthur C. Danto was born in 1924. He received a B.A. from Wayne State University in 1948 and a M.A. and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, in 1949 and 1952, respectively. He began teaching at Columbia University in 1951 and has been a professor since 1966. He has received many fellowships and grants including two Guggenheims, ACLS, and Fulbright, and has served as Vice-President and President of the American Philosophical Association, as well as President of the American Society for Aesthetics. His book Encounters and Reflections: Art in the Historical Present, a collection of art criticism, won the 1990 National Book Critics Circle Prize for Criticism. He is also the art critic for The Nation and an editor for the Journal of Philosophy.


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