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Title: On the edge of America: California modernist art, 1900-1950 online access is available to everyone
Author: Karlstrom, Paul J
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Art | Art History | California and the West | United States History | Californian and Western History
Publisher's Description: To many, California's social and cultural identity has set it apart from the rest of the nation. Identified almost exclusively with Hollywood and popular culture, the entire region has been denied a meaningful relationship to mainstream twentieth-century modernism. This groundbreaking collection emp . . . [more]
Matches in book (1448):
...California Modernist Art, 1900-1950...
...Art and Life...
...Mexican Art and Los Angeles, 1920-1940...
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Title: Art and artists of twentieth-century China
Author: Sullivan, Michael 1916-
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Art | Art History | China
Publisher's Description: This visually stunning book focuses on the rebirth of Chinese art in the twentieth century under the influence of Western art and culture. Michael Sullivan, recognized throughout the world as a leading scholar of Chinese art, vividly documents the conflicting pulls of traditional and Western values . . . [more]
Matches in book (2450):
...Art and Artists of Twentieth-Gentury China...
...The Proletarian Art Movement...
...Art Under Political Control...
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Title: Art of the gold rush
Author: Driesbach, Janice Tolhurst
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Art | California and the West | Californian and Western History
Publisher's Description: The California Gold Rush captured the get-rich dreams of people around the world more completely than almost any event in American history. This catalog, published in celebration of the sesquicentennial of the 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, shows the vitality of the arts in the Golden Stat . . . [more]
Matches in book (244):
...Art of the Gold Rush...
...Oil on canvas, 72 × 120 in. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, Calif. , E.  B.  ...
...August 1977 (Archives of California Art, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland,...
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Title: Postmodernism and the postsocialist condition: politicized art under late socialism
Author: Erjavec, Aleš
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory | Intellectual History | Russian and Eastern European Studies
Publisher's Description: The Berlin Wall was coming down, the Soviet Union was dissolving, Communist China was well on its way down the capitalist path; the world was witnessing political and social transformations without precedent. Artists, seeing it all firsthand, responded with a revolution of their own. What form this . . . [more]
Matches in book (1280):
...Politicized Art under Late Socialism...
...Czech Body Art...
...The New Cuban Art...
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Title: Telematic embrace: visionary theories of art, technology, and consciousness
Author: Ascott, Roy
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Art | Art Theory | Electronic Media
Publisher's Description: Long before e-mail and the Internet permeated society, Roy Ascott, a pioneering British artist and theorist, coined the term "telematic art" to describe the use of online computer networks as an artistic medium. In Telematic Embrace Edward A. Shanken gathers, for the first time, an impressive compil . . . [more]
Matches in book (1767):
...VISIONARY THEORIES OF ART, TECHNOLOGY, AND CONSCIOUSNESS...
...RADIO ART...
...Telematics and Art...
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Title: All in sync: how music and art are revitalizing American religion
Author: Wuthnow, Robert
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Religion | American Studies | Art | Music | Sociology
Publisher's Description: Robert Wuthnow shows how music and art are revitalizing churches and religious life across the nation in this first-ever consideration of the relationship between religion and the arts. All in Sync draws on more than four hundred in-depth interviews with church members, clergy, and directors of lead . . . [more]
Matches in book (1199):
...How Music and Art Are Revitalizing American Religion...
...Art and Discipline...
...What Arts Leaders Think...
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Title: The death of authentic primitive art and other tales of progress
Author: Errington, Shelly 1944-
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Anthropology | Cultural Anthropology | Art History | Architectural History | Art Theory
Publisher's Description: In this lucid, witty, and forceful book, Shelly Errington argues that Primitive Art was invented as a new type of art object at the beginning of the twentieth century but that now, at the century's end, it has died a double but contradictory death. Authenticity and primitivism, both attacked by cult . . . [more]
Matches in book (1442):
...The Death of Authentic Primitive Art And Other Tales of Progress...
...Art"...
...Framing "Art"...
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Title: Symbolist art theories: a critical anthology
Author: Dorra, Henri 1924-
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory | Art Criticism
Publisher's Description: Henri Dorra, in his comprehensive new book, presents the development and the aesthetic theories of the symbolist movement in art and literature. Included are writings (many never before translated or reprinted) by artists, designers, architects, and critics, along with Dorra's learned commentary. Fi . . . [more]
Matches in book (1067):
...Symbolist Art Theories...
...Craft and Art...
...Materialism in Art...
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Title: Unpacking culture: art and commodity in colonial and postcolonial worlds
Author: Phillips, Ruth B. (Ruth Bliss) 1945-
Published: University of California Press,  1999
Subjects: Anthropology | Social Science | Art History | Postcolonial Studies
Publisher's Description: Tourist art production is a global phenomenon and is increasingly recognized as an important and authentic expression of indigenous visual traditions. These thoughtful, engaging essays provide a comparative perspective on the history, character, and impact of tourist art in colonized societies in th . . . [more]
Matches in book (1526):
...Art and Commodity in Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds...
...Sepik Tourist Art...
...Lakota Reservation Arts...
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10. cover
Title: Recording conceptual art: early interviews with Barry, Huebler, Kaltenbach, LeWitt, Morris, Oppenheim, Siegelaub, Smithson, Weiner, by Patricia Norvell
Author: Barry, Robert 1936-
Published: University of California Press,  2001
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory
Publisher's Description: Recording Conceptual Art features a highly provocative series of previously unpublished interviews conducted in early 1969 with some of the most dynamic, daring, and innovative artists of the tumultuous 1960s. The nine individuals - eight artists and one art dealer - are now known as major contribut . . . [more]
Matches in book (824):
...RECORDING CONCEPTUAL ART...
...INTRODUCTION AT THE THRESHOLD OF ART AS INFORMATION...
...and so forth. How do you present an art that can't be photographed in magazines...
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11. cover
Title: To the rescue of art: twenty-six essays
Author: Arnheim, Rudolf
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Art | Art History
Publisher's Description: Never before published essays by the widely admired psychologist of art. Arnheim spiritedly asserts art's fundamental achievements.Rudolf Arnheim has spent a lifetime analyzing the basic psychological principles that make works of visual art meaningful, stirring, indispensable, and lasting. But rece . . . [more]
Matches in book (500):
...To the Rescue of Art...
...Art As Religion...
...Art among the Objects...
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12. cover
Title: Essays on the blurring of art and life
Author: Kaprow, Allan
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Art | Art Criticism | Art Theory
Publisher's Description: As the creator of "Happenings" and "Environments," Allan Kaprow is the prince and prophet of all we call performance art today. He is also known for having written some of the most thoughtful, provocative, and influential essays of his generation. From "The Legacy of Jackson Pollock" in 1958 to "The . . . [more]
Matches in book (1135):
...Essays on the Blurring of Art and Life...
...Experimental Art (1966)...
...Video Art: Old Wine, New Bottle (1974)...
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13. cover
Title: Orientalist aesthetics: art, colonialism, and French North Africa, 1880-1930
Author: Benjamin, Roger 1957-
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Art | Art History | French Studies
Publisher's Description: Lavishly illustrated with exotic images ranging from Renoir's forgotten Algerian oeuvre to the abstract vision of Matisse's Morocco and beyond, this book is the first history of Orientalist art during the period of high modernism. Roger Benjamin, drawing on a decade of research in untapped archives, . . . [more]
Matches in book (1341):
...ART, COLONIALISM, AND FRENCH NORTH AFRICA, 1880–1930...
...Advancing the Indigenous Decorative Arts...
...Decorative Arts Exhibitions and Associationist Aesthetics...
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14. cover
Title: Unpacking Duchamp: art in transit online access is available to everyone
Author: Judovitz, Dalia
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Art | Literature
Publisher's Description: Perhaps no twentieth-century artist utilized puns and linguistic ambiguity with greater effect - and greater controversy - than Marcel Duchamp. Through a careful "unpacking" of his major works, Dalia Judovitz finds that Duchamp may well have the last laugh. She examines how he interpreted notions of . . . [more]
Matches in book (869):
...Art in Transit...
...Retinal Art and Conceptual Euphoria...
...2— Ready-Mades: (Non) sense and (Non) art...
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15. cover
Title: A fable of modern art online access is available to everyone
Author: Ashton, Dore
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Art | Art History | Art Theory | Intellectual History
Publisher's Description: Dore Ashton's masterly analysis of modern art grows out of a consideration of Balzac's brilliant and little known 'philosophic' story The Unknown Masterpiece in which the concerns of Cézanne, Picasso, and the abstract expressionists are strikingly prefigured. Balzac's fable is discussed not only wit . . . [more]
Matches in book (232):
...A Fable of Modern Art...
...n.d. Venturi, Lionello, Cézanne, son art, son œuvre . Paris, 1936. Vollard,...
...Concerning the Relation of the Plastic Arts to Nature' (tr. Michael Bullock),...
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16. cover
Title: The art of Richard Diebenkorn
Author: Livingston, Jane
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Art
Publisher's Description: Recognized as a major figure in postwar American painting, Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) was an artist strongly identified with California but whose work is beloved throughout the United States and the rest of the world. This catalog is the most comprehensive volume on the artist now available. Jan . . . [more]
Matches in book (643):
...The Art of Richard Diebenkorn...
...Whitney Museum of American Art...
...The Art of Richard Diebenkorn...
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Title: Earthwards: Robert Smithson and art after Babel
Author: Shapiro, Gary 1941-
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Art | Art Criticism | Social and Political Thought
Publisher's Description: The death of Robert Smithson in 1973 robbed postwar American art of an unusually creative practitioner and thinker. Smithson's pioneering earthworks of the 1960s and 1970s anticipated contemporary concerns with environmentalism and the site-specific character of artistic production. His interrogatio . . . [more]
Matches in book (515):
...Robert Smithson and Art after Babel...
...2— Uncanny Materiality: Decentering Art and Vision...
...2— Uncanny Materiality: Decentering Art and Vision...
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18. cover
Title: Jewish icons: art and society in modern Europe
Author: Cohen, Richard I
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Art | Jewish Studies | European Studies | European History
Publisher's Description: With the help of over one hundred illustrations spanning three centuries, Richard Cohen investigates the role of visual images in European Jewish history. The interaction of Jews with the visual arts takes place, as Cohen says, in a vast gallery of prints, portraits, books, synagogue architecture, c . . . [more]
Matches in book (580):
...Art and Society in Modern Europe...
...2 Ceremonial Art, Patronage, and Taste...
...The First Exhibitions of Jewish Art...
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19. cover
Title: Three artists (three women): modernism and the art of Hesse, Krasner, and O'Keeffe
Author: Wagner, Anne Middleton 1949-
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Art | Art History | Women's Studies
Publisher's Description: This original and sharply obser-vant book gives new significance to three important figures in the history of twentieth-century art: Eva Hesse, Lee Krasner, and Georgia O'Keeffe. Anne Wagner looks at their imagery and careers, relating their work to three decisive moments in the history of American . . . [more]
Matches in book (891):
...Modernism and the Art of Hesse, Krasner, and O'Keeffe...
...Art and Life...
...have everything to say about identity, and considerably less to say about art....
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20. cover
Title: Art nouveau in fin-de-siècle France: politics, psychology, and style
Author: Silverman, Debora Leah
Published: University of California Press,  1989
Subjects: History | Art History | French Studies | European History | Intellectual History
Matches in book (2212):
...Art Nouveau in Fin-de-Siècle France...
...INTRODUCTION: THE TRANSFORMATION OF ART NOUVEAU, 1998-1900...
...Chapter Ten— Art Nouveau: Craft Modernism in the State...
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