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Hobbs provides ample grounds for readers to ponder the interplay between particular movements in the arts and a larger American culture in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Hobbs provides ample grounds for readers to ponder the interplay between particular movements in the arts and a larger American culture in the late 1950s and early 1960s. A significant work for intellectual and cultural historians, this is a tight,. focused examination of an important aspect of recent American culture. 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.

Hobbs argues that avant-gardism (in America) had a lifespan, beginning in the late nineteenth century and ending . In the third section of the book, Hobbs examines exactly how the avant-garde was dismantled

Hobbs argues that avant-gardism (in America) had a lifespan, beginning in the late nineteenth century and ending in the 1960s. In the third section of the book, Hobbs examines exactly how the avant-garde was dismantled. Part of the issue was the Cold War-everything that happened in the 1950s and 1960s should be seen, at least somewhat, as part of the Cold War.

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ISBN13: 9780814735381. Release Date: February 1997. Hobbs traces the avant garde from its origins to its eventual appropriation . eISBN: 978-0-8147-4485-7. Subjects: Art & Art History.

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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.


The End of the American Avant Garde: American Social Experience Series download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Stuart D. Hobbs
ISBN: 0814735398
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: NYU Press; First Printing edition (January 1, 2000)
Pages: 242 pages