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The End of the American Avant Garde
The End of the American Avant Garde

The End of the American Avant Garde

American Social Experience Series
Stuart D. Hobbs
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The End of the American Avant Garde

American Social Experience Series
Stuart D. Hobbs
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"By 1966, the composer Virgil Thomson would write, "Truth is, there is no avant-garde today." How did the avant garde dissolve, and why? In this thought-provoking work, Stuart D. Hobbs traces the avant garde from its origins to its eventual appropriation by a conservative political agenda, consumer culture, and the institutional world of art.

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Publisher
NYU Press
Year
1997
ISBN
9780814773253
Topic
Art
Subtopic
History of Art

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